WHAT IS VOLKSWAGEN ARENA?

Volkswagen Arena is a venue for live music and events with the best infrastructure and acoustic in Turkey. Volkswagen Arena which was opened in June 2014 has been hosting many activities ranging from live concerts in a wide range of music to world famous dance and theatre shows.

HOW DOES IT DESCRIBE ITSELF?

Volkswagen Arena Istanbul can be described as a "single purpose - multi usage" venue. While it's main purpose is to offer a whole new live concert experience,it can host various types of events with different configurations and areas of usage.

WHAT IS THE AUDIENCE CAPACITY OF VOLKSWAGEN ARENA? Volkswagen Arena can accommodate different quantities of people depending on the configuration of the event. The standing area and the tribunes have a capacity of 5800 people in total and it can accommodate 4500 people in a seated setting.
WHAT SETS VOLKSWAGEN ARENA APART FROM OTHER VENUES?

Volkswagen Arena has the best infrastructure and is designed to offer the highest acoustic quality. Volkswagen Arena is one of the best indoor venues of the world and offers a unique live music experience to the audience.

HOW DO I REACH VOLKSWAGEN ARENA?

Volkswagen Arena is located on the left side of Ayazaga Road which goes down from Buyukdere Road to Ayazaga village (Cendere Road) within UNIQ Istanbul.

 

By Car:

You can reach Volkswagen Arena from four different routes with your car from D100, TEM, Buyukdere Road and Kağıthane Cendere Road. You can park your vehicle at the paid car park of UNIQ Istanbul.

 

Metro Line:

You can reach Volkswagen Arena from Yenikapı Hacıosman Line by getting off at ITU Ayazaga station. There is a free shuttle service which runs regularly to UNIQ Istanbul from the Plazalar Exit of the station. The walking distance of the station to UNIQ Istanbul is 10 minutes.

 

Bus Line:

You can reach Volkswagen Arena with the following buses of IETT by getting off at Maslak Cultural Center.

 

41AT: Ayazağaköyü – Davutpaşa Yıldız Technical University line

41C: Ayazağaköyü – Sarıyer line

41E: Ayazağaköyü – Kabataş line

41M: Ayazağaköyü – Mecidiyeköy line

48L: Göktürk Köyü – 4. Levent Metro line

 

Minibus Line:

You can reach Volkswagen Arena by Beşiktaş Ayazaga minibuses by getting off at the Maslak Cultural Center stop.

UNIQ ISTANBUL?

UNIQ Istanbul is a event and lifestyle center that provides a peaceful environment within the proximity of the city. Along with Volkswagen Arena, UNIQ Istanbul has a multi-purpose hall with 1.200 people capacity, food courts, historic mansions, exhibitions spaces, shops and offices.

IS THERE A FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE AT VOLKSWAGEN ARENA? In the performance venue and at the foyer, various food and beverage are sold at 21 points. Along side snacks being sold at the food stand in the entrance foyer, sliced pizza, cold sandwiches and salad alternatives can be found. The price of the food and beverage menu may differ according to the events.
CAN I BRING FOOD AND BEVERAGE TO VOLKSWAGEN ARENA? You may not bring food and beverage to Volkswagen Arena but you may provide a various kind of food products from different food stations in the venue.
IS THERE A PLACE I CAN LEAVE MY BELONGINGS DURING THE CONCERT? There is a cloakroom and lockers in the foyer of Volkswagen Arena. You can get the disposable cards for these lockers at the service point. We would like to remind you that we don't accept bags at the cloakroom.
WHERE DO I APPLY FOR LOST PROPERTY?

If you have lost or forgotten something you can apply to the Service Point located at the entrance foyer or send an email to info@vwarena.com stating the name of the event, your contact details and information about the lost item.

 

CAN I BRING MY CAMERA? We don't accept professional cameras and recording equipment.
WHICH ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED AT VOLKSWAGEN ARENA?

The following items have been prohibited for security reasons in Volkswagen Arena.

 

Weapons and items which can be used as weapons.

Items which may be harmful to people or property when thrown.

Flammable and explosive substances, liquids, gases, lasers, sharp or pointed items.

Illegal drugs, narcotics.

All posters, banners, materials containing offensive and political messages.

Without any consent from the management prior to the organization, documents, announcements, banners, posters, flags, poles and all items which may block the view of other audience members.

All animals except service dogs.

All other inappropriate and dangerous materials.

DOES VOLKSWAGEN ARENA HAVE A CAR PARK?

The visitors can use the paid car park of UNIQ Istanbul. Please click for detailed information.

WHERE CAN I SMOKE? It is strictly forbidden to smoke at the closed venue. You may use the Smoking Area that you can reach through the entrance foyer or the Smoking Terrace at the premium foyer.
IS VOLKSWAGEN ARENA OPEN AT OTHER TIMES, EXCEPT DURING ACTIVITIES?

Volkswagen Arena is only open during activities.

IS VOLKSWAGEN ARENA DISABLED FRIENDLY? The infrastructure of Volkswagen Arena enables our disabled guests to enjoy our activities comfortably. If our guests require special assistance they can inform us prior to the event by sending an e-mail to info@vwarena.com and Volkswagen Arena team will be ready to assist them.
IS THERE A MEDICAL TEAM AT VOLKSWAGEN ARENA? From the beginning of our events, during our events to right until the departure of our audience, a professional health staff is present.
IS THERE WIFI AT VOLKSWAGEN ARENA? There is no WIFI service at Volkswagen Arena.
IS THERE AN ATM AT VOLKSWAGEN ARENA?

There are no ATM machines at Volkswagen Arena. You may use the ATM’s located at the UNIQ Istanbul. Please click for detailed information.

WHERE WILL I APPLY IF I WANT TO GIVE FEEDBACK ABOUT VOLKSWAGEN ARENA?

You may send all your opinions and suggestions via e-mail to info@vwarena.com.