The most iconic sports venues to visit in India (Part 3)

Indira Gandhi Arena, Delhi

Opened in 1982, Indira Gandhi Arena is the largest sports ground in India and the third largest in Asia. It can accommodate 14,348 people and has hosted several sporting events, like WWE and Kabaddi.

The first International Premier Tennis tournament is held here and the WWE Live event is held here after 13 years in India.

Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Delhi

Home to the hockey team of Indians and the Delhi Wave Riders, Dhyan Chand National Stadium opened in 1933 and was rebuilt in 2010. It was originally called the theater. Irwin, and in 2002, it was renamed the Indian hockey player Dhyan Chand.

The stadium can accommodate 16,200 spectators. This arena hosted the World Cup Hockey in 2010 and the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Although there wasn’t much to consider when it was vacant, but on the match day, the vibe was different and full of energy.

Mahalaxmi Racecourse, Mumbai

Opened in 1883, the Mahalaxmi Racecourse is an oval-shaped racecourse with a straight trough of 2400 m and spread over 225 acres of land. The public has access to the inner lane of the racecourse for jogging, walking or exercising.

However, the splendor of this venue can only be felt during the annual Derby in India held between mid-November to the last week of April. That’s when the venue is packed with glitter and derby fans.

Mahalaxmi Racecourse, Dr. E Moses Marg, Turf Club Royal Western India, Mahalakshmi Nagar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Buddh International Road, Delhi

India’s first Formula One Grand Prix was held at Buddh International Racetrack. This venue hosted India’s Grand Prix from 2011 to 2013. It can hold a staggering 120,000 audience. Stretching over an area of ​​874 acres, the circuit is 5, 13 km long.

Racing enthusiasts dream of driving on the F1 track and this venue offers that opportunity. The song is open twice a week for such activities. It costs about 5,000 INR ($ 78) for the five rounds, INR 10,000 ($ 156) for 30 minutes and INR 15,000 ($ 234) for 60 minutes of time tracking.

Buddh International Circuit, Jaypee Sports City, Yamuna Highway, Area 25, YEIDA, Buddham Nagar Temple, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

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The most iconic sports venues to visit in India (Part 2)

Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata

Opened in 1984, the Salt Lake Stadium (also known as Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan) is a multi-purpose stadium, known around the world. It can hold an incredible 85,000 spectators. The stadium has hosted many international tournaments.

For example, the 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification, the third South Asia Games, and the 1995 Jawaharlal Nehru International Gold Cup among others.

International players, like Lionel Messi, came on the pitch and Oliver Kahn’s official farewell match for Bayern Munich against Mohun Bagan was played here. This stadium will be the main venue for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup final. If you’re a football fanatic, you should definitely hit this venue to catch FIFA U-17 alive in action.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi

Perhaps not a specific sports venue, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium hosts cricket, soccer and other sporting events along with a number of entertainment events. Opened in 1983, and named after the first prime minister of India.

It can accommodate nearly 60,000 people (sometimes even 100,000 for special events and concerts). It hosted a number of prestigious events, such as the 1982 Asian Games, the Commonwealth Games in 2010 and the South Asian Games in 2013.

The venue also hosted Amnesty International Human Rights! concert. It was redesigned before 2010 CWG by designers who jointly built China’s Century Lotus Stadium.

The stadium is absolutely beautiful in architecture – the roof is covered with Teflon, has an electronic sound system, a 10-lane aggregate, warm rails and a 150-meter long tunnel built for CWG 2010 opening ceremony. and closing.

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Sports arenas cannot be more iconic and famous than the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, which hosts some of the most legendary cricket matches of all time. The most iconic moment was in 2011, when India defeated Sri Lanka to win the World Cup at this stadium.

It also hosted the final test match of Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar, and the match in which six matches were defeated by Ravi Shastri. It certainly doesn’t have more icons than this! It can accommodate 33,108 people and an interesting feature of this stadium is its suspended roof which ensures unobstructed views for the audience.