Top 10 Coolest Sports Stadiums in the World
Sports stadium are build to house exclusive sports events and to show the prosperity and the richness of the country. It is symbol of a pride, respect and honor. A sport stadium is also the demonstration of architectural manifestation. Let’s take a look at top 10 coolest sports stadiums below. Once you see the photo of the stadium, you will know what I just said on the opening.
1. Beijing National Aquatics Center
The stadium has a nickname the Water Cube and it was built side by side with Beijing National Stadium. At first, it was designed for 2008 swimming Olympic matches.
2. Yoyogi National Gymnasium
Yoyogi National Gymnasium is located in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, Japan. The distinctive character of the Stadium is the suspension roof on top the building. The stadium is mainly used to house ice hockey, basketball and 13,291 audiences
3. Beijing National Stadium
Beijing National Stadium or the Bird’s nest in Beijing was mainly purposed to house Olympic and Paralympics in 2008. Total cost to build the Bird’s nest was US$ 423 million and it is known as the largest steel construction in the world.
4. Olympia Stadium
The stadium is a popular landmark in Munich, Germany, and it has held many international sport event since Summer Olympic in 1972.
Nou Mestella is a new soccer stadium in Valencia. It has enough chairs to facilitate 75,000 audiences. A futuristic design beautifies the exterior and the interior enriches by wood and aluminum clad
6.Qi Zhong stadium
The Qi Zhong Stadium is located in Shanghai and it is marked with 8 sliding petal-shaped steel on the roof. It resembles a Blooming magnolia, the official Shanghai’s flower, when it is opened. When the roof is closed, the stadium is ready to be employed as indoor sports arena or a tennis field.
7. Allianz Arena
Allianz Arena is a soccer stadium located in the North of Munich. The exterior of the stadium is covered by lighting panels and it is the biggest in the world. It turns red when Bayern Munich performs, Blue when 1860 Munich matches, and white when German National team plays
8. Yas Marina Circuit
Yas Marina Circuit is designed for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and it is known as the 2nd Formula One venue in Middle East after Bahrain
9. Oita Stadium
Oita Stadium was designed by Kisho Kurokawa and it is known as a multi purpose sports stadium in the Oita city in Japan. Often, it is used as a match arena for soccer clubs around Oita and Japan. The nickname of the stadium is kyusekiyu dome or Big Eye.
10. Olympic Stadium
Technically the Olympic Stadium is located in Quebec. It is multifunctional stadium and has stayed in the city since Summer Olympics in 1976. It can be used as live concerts and trade exhibitions as well. It has enough seats to facilitate 56,400 audiences. Although it is old, I am sure it is never wrong to include the Olympic stadium on the chart of coolest sports stadium right.