The Berlin Olympic Stadium

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It is one of the most famous stadiums in the world, and the traditional venue of the DFB Cup final. This year it takes place on the 27. The end of may. We look at the history of the stadium in eleven moving images.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Clear Geometry

    On the Western edge of the city lies in an extensive Area with a large forecourt of the monumental stadium construction to today, the outer façade made of shell limestone dominated by the frills. The 15-Meter-wide Olympic gate at the entrance to remind people of the symbolic five rings of the emergence of the sports complex.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Opening as a Propaganda

    The stadium was constructed for the Olympic summer games of 1936. Adolf Hitler, a few years earlier, the Chancellor became, recognized early the importance of the games and supported the construction. At the opening on 1. August, he moved in to the cheers of 110,000 spectators in the stadium and staged in front of the whole world.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    New beginning after 1945

    From the bell tower on the adjacent Maifeld from visitors until today a panoramic view of the stadium grounds and the city. The observation tower is a replica of 1962, because the Original burned down after the Second world war. The original bell – the Logo for the summer games of 1936 destroyed. The tower is today a monument and viewing platform at the same time.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Home ground of Hertha BSC

    After years of economic boom in Germany, the Bundesliga was founded in 1962. From the first season in 1963-64, the Olympic stadium, the home grounds of the Berlin club Hertha BSC game, here’s the first round against the 1. FC Nürnberg. The closed Eastern side is the fan curve.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    DFB-Cup final

    According to the German championship, the DFB Cup is Germany’s second most important trophy in club football. In clubs from the 1. and 2. Bundesliga and the lower leagues will compete against each other. Since 1985, the finals will be played in Berlin’s Olympic stadium. This year, Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Dortmund fight for the trophy.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Upgrading from 2000

    When Germany was awarded the contract for the football world Cup in 2006, was renovated in the Berlin Olympic stadium fundamentally. In addition to numerous technical innovations, all of 75,000 viewers were roofed seats and the surrounding plastic rail at the request of Hertha BSC in the club colors of blue-and-white.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Stadium chapel

    During the reconstruction of the sports complex received under the grandstand a Christian chapel. The German national team to 2006 world Cup quarter-final against Argentina, which won the shoot later in the penalty, and prayed to God. However, not only athletes use of the prayer room: the Real Hertha Fans can be trusted, or the baptism of a child to celebrate.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    World Championships in athletics

    In August 2009, the best were named the athletes of the world in Berlin’s Olympic stadium. Around 400,000 stadium visitors and millions of television viewers celebrated on nine days, three world records and countless national records. In 2018, the stadium, the main venue for the athletics Europe Championships.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Stage for rock concerts

    The stadium is now one of the most modern multi-functional arenas in Europe. Bands and musicians from all over the world perform here, such as the Irish rock band U2 in front of more than 90,000 Fans. Nowhere else in Berlin, the musicians can play in front of so many people and excellent acoustics to enjoy.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Behind-the-Scenes

    Outside of sporting events, 300,000 people a year visit the stadium and walk in the footsteps of its history. If you like, you can borrow a multimedia guide and to allow the site to run. The daily guided tours allow you to Lie to also the view in non-public areas such as the VIP, the game booths and the underground warm-up training hall.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Olympia to all

    Who has in the summer, when hot temperatures more in the mood for a cooling swim in the Sommerbad Olympiastadion a few laps. It belongs to the surrounding Area of the sports facility and is also from 1936. The bathroom features a 50-Meter sports pool Board and a diving tower with One – and three-meter.

    Author: Elisabeth
    Jahn


  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Clear Geometry

    On the Western edge of the city lies in an extensive Area with a large forecourt of the monumental stadium construction to today, the outer façade made of shell limestone dominated by the frills. The 15-Meter-wide Olympic gate at the entrance to remind people of the symbolic five rings of the emergence of the sports complex.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Opening as a Propaganda

    The stadium was constructed for the Olympic summer games of 1936. Adolf Hitler, a few years earlier, the Chancellor became, recognized early the importance of the games and supported the construction. At the opening on 1. August, he moved in to the cheers of 110,000 spectators in the stadium and staged in front of the whole world.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    New beginning after 1945

    From the bell tower on the adjacent Maifeld from visitors until today a panoramic view of the stadium grounds and the city. The observation tower is a replica of 1962, because the Original burned down after the Second world war. The original bell – the Logo for the summer games of 1936 destroyed. The tower is today a monument and viewing platform at the same time.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Home ground of Hertha BSC

    After years of economic boom in Germany, the Bundesliga was founded in 1962. From the first season in 1963-64, the Olympic stadium, the home grounds of the Berlin club Hertha BSC game, here’s the first round against the 1. FC Nürnberg. The closed Eastern side is the fan curve.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    DFB-Cup final

    According to the German championship, the DFB Cup is Germany’s second most important trophy in club football. In clubs from the 1. and 2. Bundesliga and the lower leagues will compete against each other. Since 1985, the finals will be played in Berlin’s Olympic stadium. This year, Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Dortmund fight for the trophy.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Upgrading from 2000

    When Germany was awarded the contract for the football world Cup in 2006, was renovated in the Berlin Olympic stadium fundamentally. In addition to numerous technical innovations, all of 75,000 viewers were roofed seats and the surrounding plastic rail at the request of Hertha BSC in the club colors of blue-and-white.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Stadium chapel

    During the reconstruction of the sports complex received under the grandstand a Christian chapel. The German national team to 2006 world Cup quarter-final against Argentina, which won the shoot later in the penalty, and prayed to God. However, not only athletes use of the prayer room: the Real Hertha Fans can be trusted, or the baptism of a child to celebrate.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    World Championships in athletics

    In August 2009, the best were named the athletes of the world in Berlin’s Olympic stadium. Around 400,000 stadium visitors and millions of television viewers celebrated on nine days, three world records and countless national records. In 2018, the stadium, the main venue for the athletics Europe Championships.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Stage for rock concerts

    The stadium is now one of the most modern multi-functional arenas in Europe. Bands and musicians from all over the world perform here, such as the Irish rock band U2 in front of more than 90,000 Fans. Nowhere else in Berlin, the musicians can play in front of so many people and excellent acoustics to enjoy.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Behind-the-Scenes

    Outside of sporting events, 300,000 people a year visit the stadium and walk in the footsteps of its history. If you like, you can borrow a multimedia guide and to allow the site to run. The daily guided tours allow you to Lie to also the view in non-public areas such as the VIP, the game booths and the underground warm-up training hall.

  • The Berlin Olympic Stadium

    Olympia to all

    Who has in the summer, when hot temperatures more in the mood for a cooling swim in the Sommerbad Olympiastadion a few laps. It belongs to the surrounding Area of the sports facility and is also from 1936. The bathroom features a 50-Meter sports pool Board and a diving tower with One – and three-meter.

    Author: Elisabeth
    Jahn