Vienna Wiener Stadthalle
Wiener Stadthalle (translated to Viennese City Hall in English) is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Vienna, Austria. It was designed by Austrian architect Roland Rainer (with exception of Hall F, designed by architectural company Dietrich/Untertrifaller) and was constructed between 1953 and 1958. The Stadthalle is comprised of six halls of various sizes. Halls A and B, which were constructed as a gymnasium and sports hall, were was opened in 1957. Hall C, housing an ice rink, and Hall D, the main hall (also the largest indoor arena in Austria) were opened in 1958. In 1974, the Stadthallenbad was constructed, housing three indoor swimming pools. In 1994, Hall E, a small multi-purpose hall, was opened in 1994 and 2006 saw the opening of Hall F, a small 2,036-seat theatre.
Halls A, B and C, as well as the Stadthallenbad, are managed by the Viennese sports venues corporation GmbH. The Stadthalle is a subsidiary of Wien Holding. Since it's opening it's hosted many large events including 1967, 1977, 1987, 1996 and 2005 Ice Hockey World Championships, the 1970 European Athletics Indoor Championships, the 2004 European Short Course Swimming Championships, the 2010 European Men's Handball Championship and the 2011 Men's European Volleyball Championship. It has also hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, hosted in Hall D. Hall D also hosted a range of both local and international acts. These include Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart, Hans Zimmer, the Game Of Thrones Live In Concert Experience featuring Ramin Djawadi, Roxette, George Michael, Queen (in their original line-up and with Adam Lambert), Metallica, Linkin Park, Queens Of The Stone Age, Guns n' Roses, Green Day, Gorillaz, Pearl Jam, Ozzy Osbourne & Friends, Foo Fighters and more.
Hall D is able to hold up to 16,152 people and has undergone several renovations, including acoustical improvements and modifications done especially for concerts and other events.
Wiener Stadthalle - Halle D,
Roland Rainer Platz 1