Donbass Arena

  • The Donbass Arena is the Ukraine's first UEFA five-star sports stadium.
  • Sightline-optimised design ensures 50,000 spectators get the best view.
  • FC Shakhtar's new home equipped to host international tournaments.

FC Shakhtar’s new home, the Donbass Arena or the “Jewel in the Park”, is a UEFA five-star stadium set in Leninsky Komosol Park in Donetsk, Ukraine.

Designed by Arup’s specialist sport architects, the stadium reflects the club’s stature as one of the powerhouses of Ukrainian football, alongside Dynamo Kiev.

The first project of its kind in the region, FC Shakhtar’s new home promises to raise the profile of the club, the city of Donetsk and the whole of the Ukraine.


  • Artist's impression of Shakhtar Stadium. Credit Miller Hare.

    The arena has a distinctive jewel-like shape, and is surrounded by a 24,000m2 glazed façade.

  • Donbass Stadium at night.Open gallery

    The stadium reflects the club's stature as a powerhouse of Ukrainian football.