The history of the stadium
Viking Stadion is a football stadium, built in Hinna Park, in Stavanger, Norway. It was inaugurated in May 2004 and cost 160 million NOK (€ 20 million) to build. Viking Stadion replaced Stavanger Stadion as the home stadium of Viking FC. The stadium is owned by the club.
The stadium can also host large music concerts and events. Among the artists who have played at Viking Stadion are Bryan Adams, Bob Dylan, Sissel Kyrkjebø & Plácido Domingo, Eagles, Kiss, Robbie Williams.
Jåtten or Jåttå is a neighborhood (delområde) in the city of Stavanger is located in the borough Hinna, just north of Godeset and Gausel, Rogaland county. The Jåttåknuten hill lies at the southern part of the neighborhood.
Jåttåvågen railway station is located right outside the stadium. Normally the way from Stavanger centre till Viking Stadium takes 8 min. The trains operated by NSB. You can get all information about other routes, timetable, travel expenses and buy train tickets here www.nsb.no
If You like you can also take a bus. There are few bus stops around Viking Stadium. All information You can find here www.kolumbus.no
Or taxi, www.rogaland-taxi.no
Phone: +47 51 90 90 00
Year built: 2004
Current capacity: 16.300
Seating capacity: 15.800
Stading Capacity: 500
Record attendance: 16.600 from 24 jun 2007, when Viking met Brann
Surface: Artificial Grass
Architect: LINK signatur AS/NBBJ Design