Shanghai Stadium

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Mark
15 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
Went to the ticket office to try and purchase tickets to Sunday’s (27/10/19) game. Was told that the whole entire stadium was sold out by a very rude woman working behind the counter (strange when we consider their average home attendance is around 20,000 in a 56,000 capacity stadium) however I was pointed in the direction of a ticket tout loitering by the ticket office. I noticed that Chinese people were buying them freely when I left.

What a absolute joke club and league!!! You can’t buy tickets online so be very very wary if you intend on factoring a CSL game Into a trip.

I tried to find a representative of the club at the stadium only to be presented with another “tout” who I believe worked for the hotel that is located in the stadium. The touted tickets from this guy were 380 yuan each!!!!!!!

Shanghai East Asia Fc you are 100 years behind a European club and have a lot to learn about the treatment of the paying public
Written October 24, 2019
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Chris P
Shanghai, China4,924 contributions
May 2018 • Couples
Went here for the Diamond League Athletics. Such a fun evening, despite the rain. Be aware that if you do not have pre delivered tickets, that the only ticket office we found was on a corner near the indoor stadium, so it’s a bit of a walk, depending on where you arrive.
Written May 15, 2018
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shanghaijonas
Shanghai, China157 contributions
Oct 2017 • Family
Visiting a CSL game is a good experience if you are into soccer. You cannot compare it to visiting a game in one of the big leagues in Europe but it is still fun. The arena is very big and even with 20 000 in the audience it feels empty. You can buy tickets on the game day from the ticket office. There will be a lot of people trying to sell you tickets outside the arena, even in the line at the ticket office. I have paid <200 RMB for the tickets with ok seats.
Written December 18, 2017
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Tim P
Stoke-on-Trent, UK1,647 contributions
Oct 2017 • Solo
This really is a great stadium with 80,000 capacity. Good access from public transport in a very large area which also features a huge indoor area too. Not sure it's that good for football as it still has a running track around the perimeter and with a small crowd there is next to no atmosphere. But it's still used for various competitions, I think the Asia games are held here and can imagine with a full crowd the place would be buzzing.
Written October 7, 2017
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Dave J
Hong Kong, China8 contributions
Aug 2017 • Friends
I went to watch Shanghai SIPG vs. Chongqing Lifan game. The 'hardcore' fans were on both sides of the ground, both ends were empty. They made a lot noise throughout the game. Atmosphere was good but as I went in August, it was super hot inside the ground.

I was sat in the second tier, ¥180 p/p bought from the ticket office. On the match day, lots of touts around. As soon as you get off the metro at Shanghai Stadium, all the way to the stadium. Also a lot of people selling Shanghai SIPG shirts outside the ground.

When entering the stadium, you will be searched, tickets scanned and I wasn't allowed to bring outside drinks in, they made me pour it into a plastic cup. Inside the ground, I only saw drinks available, no food, ¥10 for orange juice, apple juice, water etc.

Where I was sitting, it was allocated seating, we had a seat number but seems like everyone ignored this. So we just sat anywhere in our section, this was section 4 / tier 2. Good atmosphere in the ground and have the say, the security were quite nice.
Written August 17, 2017
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Hong Kong, China4,125 contributions
Jul 2017 • Friends
I came here to watch Shanghai SIPG draw 2 all with their top of the table rivals Guangzhou Evergrande and even though we got the cheapest seats (from a tout outside but beware fake tickets), the view was excellent. It's easy to get and had a good atmosphere: very positive and friendly unlike games in the UK. My only gripe would be the scrums to get drinks at half-time due to there only being small, undermanned stalls, and not very many at that.
Written July 24, 2017
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Abramis
Hangzhou, China2,055 contributions
Sep 2016
I visited the stadium for SIPG's Chinese Super League game. Stadium is old and its pretty much just an average stadium. Atmosphere is ok during home games.

It is multipurpose stadium and some seats have poor visibility. I see no point coming here unless you come watching sports.

Written January 26, 2017
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GutoDavies
Cardiff, UK295 contributions
Jun 2016 • Friends
If you're in to sport or have some free time, this is probably a good visit for you.

Getting there is pretty easy and cheap. We took the metro from xzinha rd (line 1) to xizang road, and then from there on line 4 to Shanghai stadium.

We didn't do a tour of the stadium but from the outside, it looks pretty impressive.

As the title suggests, if you've got some free time, take a visit. It's also a good way to get out of the city centre and explore other parts of Shanghai.
Written June 11, 2016
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thomas e
Winnipeg, Canada17 contributions
May 2016 • Friends
the stadium itself is NOT an attraction and i would not recommend it as such. to attend an event inside the stadium is an experience in that will NOT be enhanced by the structure!!
at best, attending a sporting event in any stadium is a good time no matter what!! however, the event can be enhanced by an up to date facility that turns an event into an occasion! this is the point that the shanghai stadium fails to deliver upon!
the stadium has seats that are roomy enough with good sight lines which enables a sports fan the ability to watch an event comfortably enough.....but that's where it ends!
the large screen at only one end make it difficult to watch a replay or highlight for many spectators. adding a high def screen at the other end would be a big improvement.
what is worse than the video system is the sound system. NOTHING is audible. a major upgrade in this area is highly recommended!
concessions are non existent. if you want to eat or drink do it before entering at the restaurants surrounding the stadium - or wear a trench-coat and try to smuggle some inside!
in summary, viewing a sporting event that is all you will get at the shanghai stadium.
Written May 28, 2016
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Filipe Teixeira
Maia, Portugal336 contributions
Oct 2015
Just in the city center the Shanghai Stadium deserves your visit.

If you love sport you can see all type of things in the "village" and it's a busy area with the subway station in the midlle of it.

I really enjoyed it.
Written November 16, 2015
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