Journey to the Arena
So after our office hours I and my friend Thomas took the U-Bahn (U6) to Fröttmaning [I will have another post for how to reach Allianz Arena] with a train full of away fans, they were singing all the time and some of the Bayern fans have joined them as well. After arriving at the Fröttmaning station, we had to walk almost 1.2 Km to the stadium and on the way we can see a lot of touts selling tickets, but our colleagues had already warned us that beware of those ones.
The arena is really impressive inside, a well built three-tier architecture with 69,901 seats arranged in steep banks to bring spectators as close as possible to the action. Seats are protected from the weather by a partial roof that admits sunlight and leaves the natural-grass pitch open to the sky, although winds can still blow rain onto some of the seats.
On days when there are no matches are scheduled, you can take an Arena English Tour for a reasonable fee. The tour includes a film about the construction of the arena, followed by visits to the players’ dressing rooms, the player tunnel, the press club, commentators’ positions, seating areas, and private boxes, which I would say is a must if you are a first timer in the Arena. You can check the tour timings in the official Allianz Arena website (https://allianz-arena.com/en/). Or you can visit Markenwelt” or “World of Brands” shops, eat at the Restaurant Arena A La Carte or Kiosk 6, or let your kids sample the Lego Spielwelt.