Sep
12
2013

Largest Stadium In The World



The Strahov Stadium (“Strahovský stadion” in Czech) is a stadium in the Strahov district of Prague, Czech Republic. It is the largest stadium in the world, seating nearly 250,000 and the field is equivalent to 9 football (soccer) pitches (total 310.5m x 202.5m).

The largest stadium in the world in the open is Strahov Stadium in Prague, Czech Republic, completed in 1934, could accomodate 250,000 spectators for mass displays. Though the stadium is no longer used for sporting events, but to host concerts.

The official World Record for the largest stadium used for sporting events in the world is held by the Rungnado May Day Stadium located in Pyongyang, North Korea. The total capacity of the May Day Stadium is 150,000 people. It is a multi-purpose stadium and stages sporting events in the disciplines of Football, Athletics and various other Mass Games. It also hosts shows, parades and the festival of Arirang which involves Mass Gymnastics and Mass Artistic Records. The stadium was built in 1989 and is owned by the Government of North Korea. The total area of the stadium is 207,000 sq. meters. The main tenants of the stadium are the National Men’s and Women’s Football teams of North Korea.

 

 

 

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