Top 10 Most Famous Sports Arenas in the World

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6. Beijing National Stadium:

The 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony at Beijing National Stadium unveiled a new state-of-the-art sports arena, now commonly known as the Bird’s Nest. Even though it has not been used too often after the Olympics, it is still well known and highly admired for its design and construction.

 

7. Yankee Stadium:

Synonymous with baseball all the world over, this famous stadium is located at The Bronx in New York City. The original one was built in 1923, but the new one which was built just across the street was opened to the public in 2009. The home of the New York Yankees, it is believed to the third most expensive stadium in the world.

 

8. Wembley Stadium, London:

The second largest stadium in Europe and the home of English football, the New Wembley Stadium was completed in 2007, over the site of the previous stadium, which had been built in 1923. With a seating capacity of over 90,000 spectators it has also become the venue of music extravaganzas and concerts.

 

9. Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg:

The recent FIFA World Cup in South Africa brought into focus the excellent sports arenas in that country, specially the Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg. The largest stadium in Africa, it also has a seating capacity of over 90,000 people.

 

10. Circuit De Monaco:

The Monaco Grand Prix is held at this circuit and it is gathering place not only of the rich and famous but also of all the Formula One enthusiasts.  A narrow course spread out on the streets of Monaco, it cannot technically be called a sports arena, but it is the location of one of motor racing’s most prestigious and sought-after events.

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