Philippine Arena is the world’s largest indoor arena
December 2, 2019
The Philippine arena is the world’s largest multipurpose indoor arena with a maximum seating capacity of 55,000 spectators covering an area of 140 hectares in the Bocaue in the Philippines. The arena is owned by the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) institution of the New Era University. The construction of the structure started in August 2011 by the Korean firm Hanwha Engineering and construction was the main contractor and was completed in May 2014 at the cost of $213million. The arena has four floors, and the main ground covering 36,443.6 m2 (392,276 sq ft) and the height reach 65 m (213 ft).The arena has been featured in Discovery Channel showing it as one of the safe structures against typhoons and earthquakes in the Philippines. The Arena was also awarded the title of the best sports project in Asia in 2013 by the World Finance and in 2014 Guinness World Records recognized the arena as the largest multipurpose indoor theater.