Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
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Khalifa International Stadium also known as National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Doha, Qatar as part of the Doha Sports City complex, which also includes Aspire Academy, Hamad Aquatic Centre, and the Aspire Tower. It is named after Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar's former Emir. The final of 2011 AFC Asian Cup was held at this stadium.HistoryThe stadium was originally opened in 1976, but was fully renovated and expanded in 2005 prior to the 2006 Asian Games in order to increase its capacity from 20,000 to 40,000. A roof has also been built on the western side of the stadium, along with a large arch on the eastern side which was used as a platform for the launch of fireworks during the 2006 Asian Games opening ceremony. Before its renovation it was used mostly for football matches, but it includes facilities for many other sports. Since 1997 it hosts the annual track and field event Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix, now as part of the IAAF Diamond League. It is currently the stadium of Qatar national football team. It will host the 17th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in autumn 2019.Arrange your visit to Khalifa International Stadium and discover more family-friendly attractions in Doha using our Doha trip generator.
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The sports City and Aspire zone area is certainly worth a look but the stadium at 2016 is work site as it under reconstruction for 2022. Come back and look in 2018
En estos momentos esta en plena construccion, lo que se puede visitar es la zonas de Aspire o Aspire park, que sin embargo es muy recomendableIn this moment in full construction, that you can visit is the areas of vacuum or vacuum park, which however is highly recommendedshow original
Ja leider sind die Baumaßnahmen noch im vollen Gange aber man merkt schon das dieses Stadion was besonderes werden wird. Es wirkt riesig und elegant zu gleich. Die Umgebung ist mit einem sehr schönen ... read more »Unfortunately are the construction still in full swing, but you can tell already that this stadium what will be special. It is huge and elegant at the same. The area is surrounded by a beautiful park (aspire) and a great Mall.show original
lovely place or beautifully stadium in the word... I like it.
Interesting place to visit. Lots of events. Cool architecture.
The only thing is that I don't know how I feel bad
Khalifa International Stadium (Arabic: ستاد خليفة الدولي) also known as National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Doha, Qatar as part of the Doha Sports City complex, which also includes Aspire Academy, Hamad Aquatic Centre, and the Aspire Tower. It is named after Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar's former Emir. The final of 2011 AFC Asian Cup was held at this stadium.
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