King Abdullah Sports City
|Cost||533 mln $|
|Contractor||Al-Muhaidib & Sons, Six Construct|
Description: King Abdullah Sports City
Apart from the central stadium there will be tens of other buildings (mostly residential and educational), large indoor hall, covered natatoriums, tennis stadiums, courts, training pitches, marina.
Interestingly, it is to be the first venue in Saudi Arabia that will enable women to watch football along with men. However, not to distract the male contingent, they will be placed in special skybox-alike sections, behind intransparent glass.
Wstępna propozycja / initial concept
New stadium: King Abdullah Sports City Stadium
Entry tickets for opening ceremonies were free, but demand was so high that they were selling for €100 in the black market. And no wonder, because both the new stadium and opening ceremony were quite amazing…
Saudi Arabia: Jeddah giant to open on May 1
Al Arabiya confirms that King Abdullah Sports City Stadium will be opened on May 1. Despite waiting a few months for opening, the 60,000-capacity stadium was built in a record time of 14 months!
Stadium of the Year 2013: Last call for nominations!
After your suggestions we've done a lot of research to check if submitted stadiums are eligible to compete for Stadium of the Year title. Many times the answer was negative, but there's still time to suggest more nominations before the vote begins!
Saudi Arabia: Amazing! Jeddah giant delivered already
We don't like our headlines screaming, but there's good reason for it. The King Abdullah Sports City main stadium is already able to host large events, not even 1.5 years after groundbreaking.
Saudi Arabia: Amazing pace in Jeddah, giant to be delivered this year
This will be one of 2013's most impressive stadiums, though many people don't even know about it yet. More than 8,000 people work day and night to deliver the 60,000-seat stadium this year.