The O2 arena is the largest Czech multifunctional hall and the second largest ice hockey arena in Europe with a capacity of up to 18,000. It is located in Prague’s Libeň district in Prague 9 and was opened in 2002. The arena hosts various concerts of both Czech and foreign performs, sporting events and shows (for example, the Transmission Festival). The O2 arena was the first arena in the world where Fed Cup and Davis Cup finals were held during the same year. The second floor is reserved for club seat tenants with a separate entrance and a reception desk, with an overall capacity of 1306 club seats. The third floor is also private and offers skyboxes (with a capacity of 14-20 people). The O2 arena features three restaurants, six bars, two cafés and 24 fast food stalls.
USEFUL INFORMATION FOR VISITORS
Address: Českomoravská 2345/17, Prague 9
GPS coordinates: 50.1036908N, 14.4933342E
PUBLIC TRANSPORT CONNECTIONS
The closest public transport stops near the O2 arena:
- Českomoravská metro station and bus stop (Line B – yellow line)
- Multiarena Praha tram stop
- Nádraží Libeň bus stop
Adjacent to the O2 arena Prague is a parking garage that opens four hours prior to kick-off and closes one hour after the event ends. Parking fees range from 100 CZK to 200 CZK for the entire time. A parking ticket can be also purchased online. For more information, visit the official website. CNG and LPG cars are not allowed in the car park.
OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION
Visitors can enter the O2 arena 1.5 hour prior to kick-off. Programme of all events including the seat plan is available here. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket offices in the arena. Information about the opening hours of the ticket offices available here.
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT O2 ARENA
The O2 arena is equipped with more than 200 plasma screens. The arena received an award in the Building of 2004 competition. Metallica holds a record for the highest number of visitors in the O2 arena with 20,174 people. The O2 arena Prague has a circular ground plan and is 33 metres tall.
O2 ARENA AND ITS SURROUNDINGS
When visiting the O2 arena, there are plenty of other interesting places nearby to visit, including the Museum of Hockey History, the Libeň Chateau, The Prosecké Rocks, the building of Invalidovna, the Malešice Park and many others.