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Johan Cruijff Arena

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Johan Cruijff Arena Guide

The Johan Cruijff ArenA, formerly the Amsterdam Arena, is a multi-purpose stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands. With a capacity to accommodate up to 68,000 spectators for concerts, corporate functions, and cultural performances, the ArenA is the home ground of AFC Ajax, one of the most successful football clubs in the Netherlands.
Book your tickets to explore this modern, versatile stadium that serves as a hub for sports, entertainment, and cultural events in Amsterdam.
The Johan Cruijff ArenA is one of the most popular attractions for its status as a premier venue for concerts and entertainment events, hosting renowned artists like Beyonce, The Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, and others. You can choose from various Johan Cruijff tickets, depending on your preference: classic tour, combo tickets, or the I Amsterdam Card.
Your mobile voucher will be mailed shortly after you book your tickets. You also need to carry a valid ID along with you.
These tickets include exclusive skip-the-line access to the Johan Cruijff ArenA, downloadable audio guides, an immersive VR experience, and a bilingual expert guide.

Why go for this ticket?

  • Gain skip-the-line entry into the Johan Cruijff ArenA and save time.
  • Get an in-depth understanding of the history and significance of the ArenA with your expert guide. 

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Skip the long waiting lines and quickly enter the thrilling Johan Cruijff ArenA with your tour guide. Upgrade your ticket with a downloadable audio guide or VR experience to learn more about this attraction.  
Book a guided Johan Cruijff ArenA tour and enjoy a 1-hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise. 

Why go for this ticket?

  • Enjoy a behind-the-scenes understanding of the ArenA's history with your multilingual tour guide.
  • Enjoy an hour-long cruise along Amsterdam's UNESCO canal district.
  • Learn about Amsterdam through the audio guide available in 19 languages on your cruise. 

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Skip the lines and explore the Johan Cruijff ArenA with your expert tour guide, and explore the panoramic city on the hour-long Canal cruise.
This no-frills option gives you complete access to 70+ attractions in Amsterdam, a free canal cruise, and 24-hour bike rentals to explore the city at your pace. 

Why go for this ticket?

  • If you are on a budget, this is the best way to explore multiple attractions all over Amsterdam.
  • Get a free hour-long canal cruise on any day of your trip.
  • Get access to 24-hour bike rentals and unlimited access to Amsterdam's public transport.

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What are the Johan Cruijff ArenA’s opening hours?

The Johan Cruijff ArenA is open from Monday to Friday from 7 AM to 6 PM. The arena is open on weekends from 9 AM to 6 PM. The stadium opens 1.5 hours before the start of an Ajax match, while the main entrance E opens 2.5 hours before. Timings for concerts vary.

When is the Johan Cruijff ArenA closed?

The Johan Cruijff ArenA is closed for tours on game days and special days.

What is the best time to visit the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

If you are a sports fan, the best time to visit the Johan Cruijff ArenA is from August to May during the football season. Since concerts are hosted all year round, music fans can visit any time of the year.

How long should I spend at the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

Guided tours of the Johan Cruijff ArenA last 75 minutes. However, you can explore the arena for 1.5 hours. You will need to spend more time in the arena during concerts and matches.

Where is the Johan Cruijff ArenA located?

The Johan Cruijff ArenA is located at Johan Cruijff Boulevard 1, 1101 AX Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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Can I take the metro to the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

You can take a metro to the Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA terminal. The Johan Cruijff Arena is a mere 4-minute walk from here.

Can I take the bus to the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

Yes, you can take a bus to the Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA bus stop.

Are there restaurants available at the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

Yes, there are several restaurants, kiosks, and food carts at the ArenA.

Is the Johan Cruijff ArenA accessible to differently-abled visitors?

The Johan Cruijff ArenA has escalators and lifts for differently-abled visitors. The arena is wheelchair accessible, with special seating on the North side of the stadium. Visually-challenged visitors can make use of the Ajax audio with live radio commentary. Guide and service dogs are also welcome inside the ArenA.

Are audio guides available at the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

Yes, audio guides are available at the Johan Cruijff ArenA.

Is photography allowed at the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

Yes, photography is allowed on your phone or a small handheld camera at the Johan Cruijff ArenA. Large cameras are not allowed in the stadium.

Are outside food and drinks permitted inside the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

No. Outside food is not permitted inside the Johan Cruijff ArenA. However, there are several restaurants and food cards available inside the stadium.

Can I brings bags inside the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

Bags any larger than A4 size and/or measuring 30 cm x 21 cm x 10 cm are not allowed inside the stadium.

Is smoking permitted at the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

Smoking is only allowed in certain designated parts of the stadium.
Here is what you can expect on a Johan Cruijff ArenA tour:
Discover the secrets of your favorite football club! Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the stadium, including the manager's dugout, the football pitch, and the dressing room. Walk through the players' tunnel and feel the excitement of the matchday atmosphere. The tour also includes a visit to the Gallery of Fame and an unforgettable virtual reality experience.
Experience the stadium of the future with its zero CO2 emissions and significant impact on society. The Johan Cruijff ArenA is a dynamic venue that hosts football matches, business events, and concerts. In addition, the stadium is committed to contributing to Amsterdam's smart city initiatives through its social responsibility programs.
Experience the magic of Johan Cruijff ArenA with a VIP tour. Get up close and personal with the pitch, dug-out, and stands. Witness an unparalleled view of the pitch from the upper level. Step into the Ajax locker room and witness where top footballers prepare to take on their opponent, and walk through the players' tunnel, just like the football legends Wesley Sneijder and Dennis Bergkamp did in the past.
Experience the ultimate VIP access at the Johan Cruijff Arena with Skylounge or Sky Room. Enjoy the best view of the pitch while sipping on drinks, snacking on tasty treats, or indulging in a delicious dinner. This exclusive facility is perfect for business and private meetings, and you can pre-book it for events or even for a year-long period.

Is the Johan Cruijff ArenA open to visitors?

Yes, the Johan Cruijff ArenA is open to visitors now. You can book a tour, or attend a match or concert.

How many visitors are permitted into the Johan Cruijff ArenA at a time?

The Johan Cruijff ArenA has a seating capacity of 55,885 during football matches. However, the stadium can be expanded to accommodate 68,000 people during concerts and other entertainment events.

What are the different types of Johan Cruijff ArenA tickets?

Visitors can book guided tours, combo tickets, or the I Amsterdam Card.

Are guided Johan Cruijff ArenA tours available?

Yes, guided tours are available at the Johan Cruijff ArenA.

What is the cancelation policy for Johan Cruijff ArenA tickets?

It is best to read the cancellation policy for each type of ticket. While you can cancel some tickets, not all tickets cannot be canceled or rescheduled.

Is skip-the-line access included with the Johan Cruijff ArenA tours?

Yes, the guided tours included priority access allowing you to skip the line.

Are audio guides available at the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

Yes. Audio guides are available at the Johan Cruijff ArenA.

What are the Johan Cruijff ArenA’s opening hours?

The Johan Cruijff ArenA is open from 7 AM to 6 PM from Monday to Friday and from 9 AM to 6 PM on weekends.

How do I get to the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

You can get to the Johan Cruijff ArenA by metro, bus, or by car. You can arrive at the Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA stop by metro or bus and walk to the stadium from here.

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