Varaždin Arena

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Varaždin Arena
Sport Hall Varaždin.jpg
Full name Gradska dvorana Varaždin
Location Varaždin, Croatia
Coordinates 46°19′01″N 16°21′40″E / 46.3169843°N 16.3610673°E / 46.3169843; 16.3610673Coordinates: 46°19′01″N 16°21′40″E / 46.3169843°N 16.3610673°E / 46.3169843; 16.3610673
Capacity 5,200 (handball)
5,000 (Tennis)
Opened 6 December 2008
Construction cost EUR € 26,5 million [1]
HRK 193 million[2]
Architect Max Bögl
OK Varaždin (Volleyball) (2009-present)
KK Vindi (Basketball) (2009-present)
RK Koka (handball) (2009-present)
RK Varteks Di Caprio (handball) (2009-present)
Handball World Championship, (handball) (2009)
Davis Cup (Croatia vs Ecuador) (March 2010)
RK Zagreb (2016–present; some matches)

Varaždin Arena is a multi-use indoor arena in Varaždin, Croatia. It is used mostly for team handball and basketball matches. The stadium has a capacity of 5,400 people. It was used as one of the venues during the 2009 World Men's Handball Championship. It hosted all the Group C matches which consisted of Germany, Macedonia, Algeria, Poland, Russia and Algeria.

The arena was officially opened on 6 December 2008.[3]

The arena has played host to various events other than sports, such as dancing championships, various expos, school affiliated events, circuses, auto-shows, and concerts. In its short history the arena hosted numerous artists such as: Đorđe Balašević, Zdravko Čolić, Limp Bizkit, Mišo Kovač, Dino Merlin, Plavi Orkestar, Gibonni, Bambi Molesters, Halid Bešlić, Crvena Jabuka and Parni Valjak.

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