1. National Stadium, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
The National Stadium in Kaohsiung is not only impressive, but it is also the world’s largest solar-powered stadium and the most eco-friendly in the world. It has almost 9,000 solar panels covering the roof of the complex, producing more than enough solar energy that is needed without relying on power from other sources.
2. Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor
Also known as the Big House, Michigan Stadium is America’s classic and most recognized college football stadium. Built in 1927, it is one of the oldest stadiums and the largest college football stadium in America.
Located in the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Home of the Michigan Football, this stadium can accommodate 72,000 people.
3. Camp Nou, Barcelona
Camp Nou, the mighty playing field of FC Barcelona and the FC Barcelona Museum located on-site, attracts millions of tourists each year. Europe’s largest stadium is also home to FC Barcelona, one of the most successful and popular football teams in the world.
A Camp Nou experience is a must when visiting Barcelona. Diego Maradona, Messi, Ronaldo are some of the world’s greatest football players that play in that stadium that sits 100,000 spectators. Fly into Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) and make sure you plan a trip to Camp Nou.
4. Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro is the largest stadium in Brazil and the second-largest in South America. This legendary sports venue used to have a capacity of 200,000 before the renovation in 2013. The newly renovated stadium, venue for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympics has a capacity of just over 78,000.
The best way to enjoy the stadium is to be one of the spectators during a football (soccer) game. Brazilians treat soccer as a religion, and watching a game at the stadium is the ultimate experience you can have with the enthusiastic locals.
5. Fenway Park, Boston
Fenway Park, “America’s most beloved ballpark” is the oldest major league baseball stadium in America. Home to the Boston Red Sox since 1912 when it opened, Fenway Park is on the National Register of Historic Places, and the Fenway Park Living Museum is located there too.
Enjoy the tradition of baseball at this quirky stadium and be on the look out for the 37-foot tall left-field wall known as “The Green Monster” .