Trivia / West Bengal

______ is the largest Sports Stadium in India.

  1. Salt lake Stadium
  2. Eden Garden
  3. Rabindra Stadium

Salt lake Stadium

Salt Lake Stadium of Kolkata, also known as Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK), is the largest sports stadium in India with a total capacity of 85,000 people. Notably, the stadium had a seating capacity of 120,000 before undergoing renovations in 2011. Kolkata is also the host to Eden Garden, the second largest cricket stadium in the world as per capacity.

Apart from football and ahteletics, dance events or music concerts are organized in this stadium. The home games of the National football team are played here along with matches of Mohun Bagan and East Bengal Football Clubs. International friendly matches like the one between Venezuela and Argentina have also been hosted here. The stadium also witnessed the final match of the U-17 Fifa World Cup 2017 between England and Spain.