Metro station “Sportivnaya” in Moscow is located in the southwestern part of the city, approximately 6 kilometers from the city center (Kremlin, Red Square). Near the metro station is located “Luzhniki” stadium (Olympic complex “Luzhniki”) This explains the choice of the station name. The station is located at a distance of approximately 1 kilometer from the river Moscow and from “Vorob’yovi Gori” hills.
The metro station is located on the “Sokolnicheskaya” line (line 1, red line) of Moscow Metro, between the stations “Frunzeskaya” and “Vorob’yovi Gori”. The station is located in the “Hamovniki” district, the Central Administrative District of Moscow. The station is located near the intersection of the streets “Hamovnichesky Val” and “Prospekt Komsomola” (about 500 meters).
The station has two ground lobby. Northest lobby located on the “10 let oktyabrya” street, between the “Dovatora” and “Usachova” streets. South hall is located on the street “Hamovnichesky Val.” On the second and third floors of the south lobby is located "Museum of the Moscow Metro" (entrance for single visitors free of charge).
Metro station “Sportivnaja” was opened May 1, 1957. Statin is located at 42 meters depth. The diameter of the central hall is 9.5 meters.
There are some places of interest, located near the metro station “Sportivnaya” in Moscow:
- The “Luzhniki” Stadium. Olympic complex "Luzhniki". Distance to the stadium is about 800 meters.
- Novodevichy Convent.
- Museum of the Moscow metro. Address: 119048, Moscow, “Hamovnichesky val”, 36. Museum website mosmetro.ru
There is also metro station “Sportivnaya” in St. Petersburg.
The best accommodation for tourists: hotels near the Red Square in Moscow.