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What are the Top 10 Biggest Stadiums in Asia? Top 10 Biggest Stadiums in Asia? Have you ever wanted to find out which stadiums in Asia are the biggest? Well, if you have then worry not because Sillyseason has prepared a list of the Top 10 Biggest Stadiums in Asia.
Asia, the largest continent in the world, has 48 countries, and each country has a wide range and variety of sports being played. While soccer, cricket, hockey, kabaddi, etc. are commonly popular in the Indian subcontinent, badminton, table tennis, and others are common in Southeast Asia,
Watching sports in a stadium is a popular leisure activity in Asia. There are several stadiums in Asia with varying levels of capacity. Some of the stadiums have been enlarged to accommodate more spectators while Salt Lake Stadium in India, which was one of the largest stadiums by capacity, has been downsized by almost half for security purposes.
There are over 220 stadiums spread across Asian countries. Currently, all Asian stadiums have a capacity of more than 30,000. Most of the large stadiums host major sporting events in the continent including football, cricket, athletics, and baseball.
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Here is the list of the biggest stadiums in Asia.
|1||Rungrado 1st of May Stadium||114,000||Pyongyang||North Korea||Korea DPR national football team|
|2||Bukit Jalil National Stadium||87,411||Kuala Lumpur||Malaysia||Malaysia national football team|
|3||Shah Alam Stadium||80,372||Shah Alam||Malaysia||Selangor FA|
|4||Guangdong Olympic Stadium||80,012||Guangzhou||China||None; Hosted the 2010 Asian Games|
|5||Beijing National Stadium||80,000||Beijing||China||None; Hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics|
|6||Azadi Stadium||78,116||Tehran||Iran||Iran national football team, Esteghlal, Persepolis|
|7||Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium||76,127||Jakarta||Indonesia||Indonesia national football team, Persija Jakarta|
|8||Aleppo International Stadium||75,000||Aleppo||Syria||Al-Ittihad|
|9||King Fahd International Stadium||75,000||Riyadh||Saudi Arabia||Al-Nassr FC|
|10||Naghsh-e Jahan Stadium||75,000||Isfahan||Iran||Sepahan|
What’s the biggest stadium in Asia by capacity? Rungrado 1st of May Stadium is the largest stadium in Asia, it is located in Pyongyang, North Korea. It is among the largest stadium in the world with the capacity to accommodate up to 115,000 people.
The multi-purpose stadium mainly hosts football matches and athletics events. However, it frequently hosts the mass games known as Arirang Festival. The stadium is named after its location (Rungrado Islet) and the day of its completion (May 1, 1989). The events are held on the main pitch which sprawls over 242,000 square feet while the total area covered by the stadium id 2.2 million square feet
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