Ice Palace (Saint Petersburg)

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Ice Palace
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Full name Ice Palace
Location Saint Petersburg, Russia
Coordinates 59°55′18″N 30°27′59″E / 59.921667°N 30.466389°E / 59.921667; 30.466389Coordinates: 59°55′18″N 30°27′59″E / 59.921667°N 30.466389°E / 59.921667; 30.466389
Broke ground 1998
Built 2000
Opened 2000
Construction cost $60 Million USD
Project manager Lenniiproekt, Skanska AB
Capacity 12,300[1]
Field dimensions 60×30 m
Tenants
SKA Saint Petersburg (KHL) (2005–present)

Ice Palace (Russian: Ледовый Дворец, Ledovy Dvorets) is an arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was built for the 2000 IIHF World Championship and opened in 2000. It holds 12,300 people.

Ice Palace is primarily used for ice hockey and is the home arena for SKA St. Petersburg. It hosted the IIHF European Champions Cup in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. It is also used for concerts, exhibitions and as a skating rink.

American superstar Cher performed during her marathon Living Proof: The Farewell Tour on June 24, 2004.

Sting performed during his Symphonicities Tour on September 13, 2010, along with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Jennifer Lopez took her first world tour Dance Again World Tour on November 8 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.newarena.spb.ru/palace/#tech

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Preceded by
Yubileyny Sports Palace
Home of
SKA Saint Petersburg

2005–
Succeeded by
Current