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I'm touring around California later this year and will be in San Francisco when the Raiders host the Browns, so having never been to a home game before (I've done the Wembley game, but obv that doesn't count), I'll definitely be heading over to this.

Just wondering from those of you who attend the Coliseum, where you'd recommend as good seats to watch the game. I'm thinking seats with a good view that aren't too pricey. Not too bothered about getting right in about the Black Hole area as I was in those type of seats at the Wembley game and it felt like all the Black Hole dudes had made the trip over anyway, so I kinda feel that I've experienced that already (although I appreciate the REAL Black Hole will be louder and more passionate). This time I think it's more about watching the game from a better POV where I can really see what's going on and take in the full experience.

Also, is the Raiders website the place to get the re-sale tickets or could I find better value elsewhere? I've looked on there and they seem to have tickets available for just about every section at ok prices, but if I can do better then that would be great.

Any feedback would be appreciated!

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3 hours ago, Nightmare said:

I'm touring around California later this year and will be in San Francisco when the Raiders host the Browns, so having never been to a home game before (I've done the Wembley game, but obv that doesn't count), I'll definitely be heading over to this.

Just wondering from those of you who attend the Coliseum, where you'd recommend as good seats to watch the game. I'm thinking seats with a good view that aren't too pricey. Not too bothered about getting right in about the Black Hole area as I was in those type of seats at the Wembley game and it felt like all the Black Hole dudes had made the trip over anyway, so I kinda feel that I've experienced that already (although I appreciate the REAL Black Hole will be louder and more passionate). This time I think it's more about watching the game from a better POV where I can really see what's going on and take in the full experience.

Also, is the Raiders website the place to get the re-sale tickets or could I find better value elsewhere? I've looked on there and they seem to have tickets available for just about every section at ok prices, but if I can do better then that would be great.

Any feedback would be appreciated!

I’ve sat all over the stadium, but my favorite tickets were the ones on the visitors side about 15 rows up.  The rows go up straighter and steeper on the east side so the views are better.  The home side is set up in an oval shape because it’s more for the baseball stadium.  Black hole is fun for the atmosphere, but they’re endzone seats and not a great view.

Its a dump of a stadium in a pretty crappy area, FYI.  I would take an Uber or Bart(mass transit) to the game(early to tailgate).  Last time I parked by the stadium my rental car was one of about 20 cars in a row with their windows busted out.

If this is your first time to the Bay Area enjoy, I love visiting the area(mostly in San Fran).  

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8 hours ago, daineraider said:

I’ve sat all over the stadium, but my favorite tickets were the ones on the visitors side about 15 rows up.  The rows go up straighter and steeper on the east side so the views are better.  The home side is set up in an oval shape because it’s more for the baseball stadium.  Black hole is fun for the atmosphere, but they’re endzone seats and not a great view.

Its a dump of a stadium in a pretty crappy area, FYI.  I would take an Uber or Bart(mass transit) to the game(early to tailgate).  Last time I parked by the stadium my rental car was one of about 20 cars in a row with their windows busted out.

If this is your first time to the Bay Area enjoy, I love visiting the area(mostly in San Fran).  

Thanks for the reply. Tickets for those sections seem to be in the $160-180 bracket - is that normal? Definitely does look like it would be a good view though.

I've never been to the United States at all, let alone California or the Bay Area. Been wanting to visit for years now, so really looking forward to it. We will probably just use the BART, which looks simple enough (we're near Powell St station and it appears you can get straight from there to the Coliseum). I assume there will be plenty of Raiders fans getting on at San Fran stops and it'll be easy enough to follow the crowd? And yeah, have heard about Oakland and the stadium location before, but thankfully don't have a rental car booked until we're in SoCal, so don't have to worry about that side of things - hope you didn't get stung too much by the rental company for that.

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I always felt the 2nd deck seating had the best total view without getting ridiculous far from the game. Bart is definitely the easiest way in or out and fortunately you don't have to walk through any neighborhoods because theres a causeway from the station to the coliseum. When the facility was first built the field was probably 10 yards closer to the main structure but when Mt. Davis was built they apparently couldnt get the seating as close as the original bleachers that were removable.

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1 hour ago, SilverNBlackFan said:

I grew up listening to Papa. This is upsetting 

For others and I locally he was all We heard during the blackout years. I’m not even mad he may jump ship 

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