The largest sports complex in Saint Petersburg.
The Saint-Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex (SKK Peterburgsky) is the largest arena in St. Petersburg and of the largest sports complexes in Europe. In Soviet time, it was called V. I. Lenin Sport & Concert Complex. The complex was completed in 1979 and opened on May 19, 1980. During concerts, it holds up to 20,000 people. Besides concerts, the arena is used for various sports, notably tennis, as it is the location of the St. Petersburg Open. Other sport events hosted at the SKK include bowling, tennis table, fencing. The SKK is also used for some trade fairs.