The grand opening of the new sports complex "Arena", which will carry out home games basketball club "Spartak", held in St. Petersburg.
Construction began in 2010. The object height of 30 feet includes the arena area of 22 thousand square meters, the pool, the area of rehabilitation of athletes, two training areas, eight locker rooms, rooms for dance and yoga room, dining room, a restaurant, a press center, office premises FC "Spartak" and a hotel on the 54 rooms.
Hall for 7044 seats made in the form of an amphitheater, which creates the effect of presence for each viewer from any place.
Arena will also be used for competition in volleyball, handball, mini football and tennis and entertainment activities.
The design was designed by Russian architects. The construction cost — 850 million rubles.
In October 2013 at the "Arena" will be the World Martial Arts Games. Also become the home ground for a handball "University-Neva" in the Champions League.