Where is Stadion Maksimir?
Stadion Maksimir (Maksimir Stadium) is a football stadium in the Croatian capital of Zagreb. It takes its name from the surrounding neighbourhood of Maksimir.
What happened to Dinamo Zagreb’s Maksimir Stadium?
In 2019, Dinamo Zagreb announced that they will demolish Maksimir and build a completely new stadium on their own, without the help of the Croatian Government, but needed the confirmation from the governing body of Zagreb and its mayor, Milan Bandić.
Where is HAŠK Zagreb’s new stadium?
With the rising popularity of the sport in Zagreb, the local football club HAŠK, which was one of the first multi-sports club in Croatia, decided to build a new stadium for their club. They bought the ground in the Svetice neighbourhood in Zagreb, which lays on the opposite side of the Maksimir Park, from the Archdiocese of Zagreb.
What is Stadion Kajzerica?
Stadion Kajzerica was a proposed new football stadium to be built in the Kajzerica neighborhood in Zagreb, intended to replace Stadion Maksimir as the home of the Croatia national football team and Dinamo Zagreb . The design competition for the new stadium was won by architect Hrvoje Njirić in May 2008.
What does Maksimir mean?
Stadion Maksimir ( Maksimir Stadium) is a football stadium in the Croatian capital of Zagreb. It takes its name from the surrounding neighbourhood of Maksimir. The venue is primarily the home of Dinamo Zagreb, the top club of the country with 18 league titles.
What is the largest stadium in Croatia?
Stadion Maksimir located in the capital city of Zagreb is the largest stadium in Croatia, with a capacity of 37,168 and besides being home of the famous GNK Dinamo Zagreb, it is also home of the National Football team. The stadium has underwent numerous renovations since opening in 1912, with the 1997 expansion arguably being the most significant.
What to do in Maksimir Park in Zagreb?
Within the park you can visit the Bishop Haulik’s New Villa, Echo Pavilion (also known as Lantern-Temple), Gazebo, Swiss House, St. Juraj Chapel, Obelisk and numerous sculptures from all periods of the park’s history. Zagreb Zoo is also within the park. It is located in the southern part of Maksimir Park.