World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Ankara 19 Mayis

Article Id: WHEBN0004510812
Reproduction Date:

Title: Ankara 19 Mayis  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Turkey national under-21 football team
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Ankara 19 Mayis

Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium
Location Ankara, Turkey
Owner Republic of Turkey
Surface Grass
Architect Capacity 19,219

Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium (Turkish: Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadyumu) is the home venue for three of Ankara's Süper Lig football clubs: Ankaragücü, Gençlerbirliği and Hacettepe. It was built in 1935 and is part of the 19 Mayıs Sports Complex, which is located in the Ulus district. The stadium has a capacity of 19,209 (all-seater).[1] Ankaraspor also used this stadium until they moved to their new venue in the Yenikent district.

The stadium is named after the date May 19, 1919, when Mustafa Kemal Atatürk arrived at Samsun to start the Turkish War of Independence. Official ceremonies to celebrate the May 19th Youth and Sports Day are also being held in this stadium.

Original stadium

The stadium was originally built in 1934-6, designed by architect Paolo Vietti-Violi.

Stadium Reconstruction Project

The New Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium, is a newly reconstruction project by

The New Ankara Stadium will be located on the site of the current stadium. With a newly completed basketball arena to its west and the Youth Park to its south, the new stadium constitutes a promising urban sports and recreation centre.

The stadium is situated at a most convenient location; minutes away from the historic city centre and railway station on foot, and accessible easily by various highways, as well as two different metro lines and several bus routes.

The stadium appears as a distorted cube, fitting in very well with its urban surrounding both aesthetically and functionally. It will be completed by a façade with a structure consisting of geometric patterns inspired by traditional Turkish mosaic art and architecture.[4]

Stands

In the currently used stadium there are five stands: Gecekondu, Maraton, Saatli, Kapalı and Protokol. Gecekondu, Maraton and Kapalı are usually used by the home side supporters. Protokol belongs to statesmen and high level officials from both the home side and the visiting side. Saatli is usually spared for the visiting team's supporters. Gecekondu is the cheapest part of the stadium.

Access

The stadium can be accessed by car, bus, metro,[5] and dolmuş. Ulus Metro Station has an stop for the stadium.

Matches and tickets

There are two types of tickets for the clubs playing in this stadium: seasonal and per match. Single match tickets can be purchased online from the Biletix website.

Coordinates: 39°56′24.34″N 32°50′44.45″E / 39.9400944°N 32.8456806°E / 39.9400944; 32.8456806

References

External links

  • Stadium picture
  • Official site for EURO 2016 Bid Turkey (Turkish) (English)
  • Official site for EURO 2016 Bid Turkey – New Ankara Stadium

Template:Süper Lig Venues

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.