Let’s check out five stadiums with the highest capacity in Spain.
Spain is home to some of the biggest and most renowned football clubs in the world, and it’s no surprise that the country boasts some of the largest stadiums. In this article, we take a look at the top 5 biggest stadiums in Spain.
5- La Cartuja (57,619)
Located in the city of Seville, La Cartuja is a multi-purpose stadium that was originally built for the 1999 World Championships in Athletics. It has since been used for various sporting events, including football matches, and can hold up to 57,619 spectators.
4- Benito Villamarin (60,270)
Home to Real Betis, Benito Villamarin is located in the city of Seville and can hold up to 60,270 spectators. The venue was opened in 1929 and has undergone several renovations over the years, making it one of the most modern stadiums in Spain.
3- Metropolitano Stadium (68,456)
Metropolitano is located in Madrid and is home to Atletico Madrid. The venue was originally built in 1994 as part of Madrid’s unsuccessful bid to host the 1997 World Athletics Championships and has undergone several renovations over the years. The current capacity of the stadium is 68,456, making it the third largest stadium in Spain.
2- Santiago Bernabeu (81,044)
The Santiago Bernabeu is one of the most iconic football stadiums in the world and is home to Real Madrid. It has a capacity of 81,044 and has undergone several renovations since its opening in 1947. It is named after the legendary Real Madrid player and president Santiago Bernabeu.
1- Camp Nou (99,354)
The Camp Nou is the largest football venues in Spain and is home to FC Barcelona. It has a capacity of 99,354 and has been the home of FC Barcelona since it opened in 1957. The stadium is one of the most recognizable venues in the world, with Barca hoping to start renovating it over the next few years.