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Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville

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Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field, popularly known as "The Swamp", is the football stadium for the University of Florida and the home field of the university's Florida Gators football team. It is located on the university's Gainesville, Florida campus. The stadium was originally built in 1930, and has been regularly expanded, renovated and improved since then. Although it is the 12th largest college football stadium as measured by its official seating capacity of 88,548, attendance for the Gators' home football games regularly exceeds 90,000 people.
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TripAdvisor
  • They do something at the University of Florida in Gainesville that, to my knowledge, nobody else does at any other college in the country. They open the gates of the football stadium, 90,000-seat Ben ...  more »
  • We bought 2 tickets to the game there. The seats were good. Naturally, traffic is a nightmare. Otherwise, all went well.  more »
  • This is an enormous stadium where one enters from near the top and walks down to many seats. Very colorful decor, even on a windy, wintry Gainesville day, one can appreciate the spirit that is generat...  more »
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  • Lifes better in this stadium. All my cares are immediately eleviated upon entering. Go Gators
  • The specialness is gone. Piped in music, no more chants during the game, expensive concessions, invassive searches to get in, expensive tickets, no public Wi-Fi, no leaving and coming back during half time and horrible cramped benches. Football is fun just less fun than 20 years ago.
  • It's pretty cool and it's normally open even when there's nothing going on so students can work out and stuff.
  • This is the best place on Earth! There's nothing like The Swamp. Watching the stadium erupt after the Gators score is the best feeling in the world. It's great to be a Florida Gator!!!
  • I've had some of the best times of my football life at the swamp. However I have also had a few of my most disappointing and heartbreaking times. The latter made for a long ride home to Jacksonville. Overall there were many more happy times and rides home. Go GATORS