Wait a minute, do you think fans travel long distances only to watch their team play? no, most people take delight in visiting different stadiums, so it’s only right if we talk about the top football stadiums worth visiting.
Call it tourism, of course, it is one of the reasons why fans may want to travel long distances to watch their team play tour the stadium and visit museums and integrate with people.
In my opinion, sports enhance social lives. why travel to see a match when you can connect from the comfort of your home with loved ones and enjoy the same game in real-time? ah yea, social integration, right.
No doubt most football stadiums offer an awesome atmosphere and more – that is what you can do around the arena. Aside from rivalry and bias judgments, most clubs you might not like have got eye-catchy stadiums worth visiting.
Let’s do a literal tour across top 10 stadiums to visit.
Top 10 Football Stadiums Worth Visiting
|1||Camp Nou||FC Barcelona||Barcelona, Spain|
|2||Anfield||Liverpool FC||Merseyside, England|
|3||Old Trafford||Manchester United||Manchester, United Kingdom|
|4||Maracanã||Flamengo & Fluminense||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|5||San Siro||A.C. Milan & Inter Milan||Milan, Italy|
|6||The Emirates||Arsenal||Holloway, London|
|7||Signal Iduna Park||Borussia Dortmund||Dortmund, Germany|
|8||Allianz Arena||FC Bayern Munich||Munich, Germany|
|9||Tottenham Hotspur Stadium||Tottenham Hotspur FC||Tottenham, |
|10||La Bombonera||Club Atlético Boca Juniors||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
Camp Nou – Barcelona
Camp Nou is obviously the largest stadium in Europe. However, the size may not be the reason you want to visit, there are other interesting things to see at the stadium, like the museum.
The museum at the stadium is considered the most visited in all of Catalonia. Also, the stadium has been used for other purposes such as recorded when Pope John Paul II hosted mass for more than 121,500 people there in 1982.
Anfield – Liverpool
Aside from being the home of one of the most successful football clubs in England, it is also home to some memorable events.
There is a museum that houses all the trophies that the team has won over the years as well as a memorial to the ninety-six supporters that lost their lives at the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.
Old Trafford – Manchester
You might not be a supporter of Manchester United but Old Trafford is surely a stadium you should pay a visit to. It is one of the largest in England.
Having produced notable names in the football legacy like that of Cristiano Ronaldo, Alex Ferguson, Wayne Rooney and Ryan Giggs. You will also learn about the Busby Babes and the Munich Air Disaster while taking a tour around the stadium.
Maracanã – Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is a major city in Brazil and the Maracanã stadium makes it one of the most thrilling cities to visit.
Maracanã has played host to several major sporting events in Brazil such as World Cup and the Summer Olympics. It is the second-largest stadium in the whole of southern America behind Estadio Monumental in Peru.
San Siro – Milan
This the home stadium for two top Milan teams, AC Milan and Inter Milan. Now imagine the atmosphere on the day of a derby. It is an experience worth craving.
The beauty of the stadium is not to be left out, with swirling pillars, the corners were designed to give spectators a clear view of the pitch regardless of where you find yourself in the stadium.
The Emirates – London
Keep club rivalry aside, the emirate stadium is a place to visit. It was opened in 2006.
The on-site museum showcases the club’s history and has the gold Premier League trophy on display. The trophy was awarded to the club for a record of an unbeaten campaign in a single season.
Signal Iduna Park – Dortmund
This is one of the largest stadiums in Germany able to host more than 81,000 fans.
Like most top stadiums in Europe, Signal Iduna Park has a museum where all the trophies that the club has won are displayed.
Allianz Arena – Munich
Allianz Arena is not just worth visiting because of its size, no. It is worth visiting because of the modern construction design and inflatable panels on the outside.
It is one of the most beautiful stadiums in the world with colorful lights around the walls. The museum is the biggest of its kind in Germany.
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium – North London
This is the youngest stadium on our list but that is one of the reasons why it is worth visiting. It is a modern design that gives spectators a brilliant view of the pitch regardless of they are seated.
It is designed also to host the American Football games. The bowl-shaped stadium was opened in 2019.
La Bombonera – Buenos Aires
La Bombonera means ‘the chocolate box’ in English. Of course, that is not the original name of the stadium. The official name is Alberto J. Armando Stadium but earned the nickname because of its shape.
It is very far from being one of the largest stadiums in South America but with the way it was designed it can host just as many fans as most top stadiums. It would not be nice if we don’t mention this stadium because it is worth visiting, if not for anything but the atmosphere around the stadium.