If you are a sports lover, whether a player or fan you can make India your ideal sports destination. India is such a beautiful country with some big sports stadiums. When in India, you will enjoy major sports such cricket, hockey and football. Therefore, your search for a sporting activities destination is over. Here, check out the top ten biggest sports stadiums in India!
Top on the list is the Salt Lake stadium, which is situated at Bidhannagar, West Bengal. Opened in January 1984 and with a capacity of 120,000, it is the largest stadium in India and the second biggest football stadium in the world. The Salt Lake Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium and used to host football matches as well as national athletics events.
The Eden Grounds, Kolkata is an ultimate ground for cricket lovers. Owned by the Indian Army, the Eden Gardens was established in 1864 and has a seating capacity of 66,000. It is the second largest cricket stadium in the world and largest cricket stadium in India. It is the home for Bengal home cricket team and an idyllic place for most international cricket players.
The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium cannot be left behind on the list of top ten biggest sports stadiums in India. With a seating capacity of 60,000, it is also a multi-purpose sports stadium and a very popular sports stadium of Delhi. It is the third largest multi-purpose stadium in India and owned by the Indian Olympic Association. In 2010, the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium was the main stadium for XIX Commonwealth Games; a major sporting event.
The DY Patil Stadium is a cricket stadium. Located in Nerul, Navi Mumbai, it has a seating capacity of 60,000. It features 4 indoor badminton courts, 9 tennis hard courts as well as an Olympic standard swimming pool. It has been rated among the best international cricket stadiums with the best facilities for the cricket sport.
The Kaloor International stadium, also known as the Kochi, is among the largest stadia in India. It has a seating capacity of 60,000 and although originally a football stadium, it hosts international cricket matches. Owned by the Greater Cochin Development Authority, the Kaloor International Stadium has unique lighting towers for fans’ best experiences.
Raipur International Cricket stadium is situated in the Naya Raipur city, Chhattisgarh. It is one of the biggest stadiums in India with a seating capacity of 65,000.
Next on the list is the M.Chinnasway Stadium, which is located in the Electronic City of India. It is owned by the Government of Karnataka and has a seating capacity of 55,000.
The Rajiv Gandhi international cricket stadium is situated in the Uppal City. The Hyderabad Cricket Association owns it and originally with a capacity of 55,000, this is extending to 65,000 spectators. Another big stadium in India is the Subrata Roy Sahara stadium. It is located at Gahunje near the Pune Mumbai Expressway. It hosts 55,000 spectators and ranked as India’s most advanced cricket stadium. The Sardar Patel Stadium is located in Motera, owned by the Gujarat Cricket Association, and has a seating capacity 54,000 and tops our list of top ten biggest sports stadiums in India.