If you think Philippine Arena is the largest in the Philippines, think again. The KJC King Dome is the new largest indoor arena in the Philippines, with a capacity of 75,000. If you’re wondering what the top 10 largest Arenas in the Philippines are, look no further. Here is the list.
Top 10 Biggest Arenas in The Philippines
I have no idea why they named this arena after a politician, but it’s called the Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum. It’s an indoor sports arena located in Naga City. Many people have criticized this venue for its inadequate ventilation. There is no air conditioning or any means to keep the air circulating. According to numerous reports, the place is not well maintained.
Opened: August 2010
Former names: Naga City Coliseum (2010–2012)
Address: Ninoy and Cory Ave, Naga, Camarines Sur
The Makati Coliseum is an indoor sports venue hosting basketball games and numerous other activities. The arena is known for its cleanliness, ample parking facilities, and sturdy seating arrangements capable of accommodating hundreds of people.
Address: Mascardo, Makati, 1204 Metro Manila
The Cuneta Astrodome is an indoor arena in Pasay, Philippines. The Pasay City government owns it. Since the 1993 season, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) has recognized it as its official home. The astrodome was very large and had excellent air conditioning. It is the location of the local basketball league sports competition.
Address: GXVR+WVG, Roxas Blvd, Pasay, Metro Manila
Opened: January 1993
Construction cost: ₱140 Million
The Ynares Center can perfectly accommodate a large number of people. The surrounding area offers spacious and secure parking, ensuring convenience and safety. Additionally, the environment is well-maintained, providing clean surroundings, and the people in the area contribute to its upkeep. The Ynares Center is in Antipolo, the same compound as the Rizal Provincial Government’s capitol building.
Address: H5PC+567, L. Sumulong Memorial Circle, Antipolo, 1870 Rizal
Owner: Rizal Provincial Government
Construction cost: ₱350 Million
Smart Araneta Coliseum
The Araneta Coliseum, also known as the Smart Araneta Coliseum, is an indoor multi-purpose sports stadium in Araneta City. It is also one of the world’s enormous clear-span domes. The Smart Araneta Coliseum hosts basketball games and accommodates various events such as boxing matches, cockfighting, local and international concerts, circuses, religious gatherings, beauty pageants, and more. The Big Dome is a versatile venue for several activities and entertainment.
Nickname: “The Big Dome”
Owner: Progressive Development Corporation
Address: General Roxas Ave, Cubao, Quezon City, 1109 Metro Manila
Opened: March 16, 1960
SM Mall of Asia Arena
The Mall of Asia Arena also cited as the SM Mall of Asia Arena or MoA Arena, is an indoor arena within the SM Mall of Asia complex. Situated around 30 to 45 minutes off from Manila, the capital city, it features retractable seats and a parking structure that can accommodate up to 2,000 cars.
Address: Mall of Asia Complex, J.W. Diokno Blvd, Pasay, 1300 Metro Manila
Owner: SM Prime
Opened: June 16, 2012
Seaside City Arena
The 16,000-seat SM Seaside City Arena is a proposed indoor arena that spans the shopping mall complex. When completed, it will be Cebu’s largest indoor arena, capable of hosting international concerts and events.
Address: South Road Properties Brgy. Mambambaling
Ozamiz City Mega Sports Arena
Ozamiz City Mega Sports Arena is Northern Mindanao’s largest fully air-conditioned indoor sports facility, with a seating capacity is up to 18,000 people. Situated on a 22-hectare plot of land in Sitio Giraog, Kinuman Norte, Ozamiz City, the sports facility occupies a sizable area. Kinuman Norte is about 9 kilometers west of Ozamiz City proper, or a 20-minute drive.
Address: 5P8H+PGC, Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental
The Philippine Arena can host at least 55,000 audiences. The architecture of the sports facility is remarkable, showcasing sophisticated craftsmanship throughout the entire structure. The sports facility boasts a modern design engineered to withstand powerful earthquakes, combining aesthetic appeal with structural resilience.
Address: Ciudad de Victoria, Santa Maria, Bulacan
Phone: 0917 887 1148
Owner: Iglesia ni Cristo
Opened: July 21, 2014
KJC King Dome
The KJC (Kingdom of Jesus Christ) King Dome is a multipurpose indoor arena under construction in Davao City, Philippines. It broke the ground on September 3, 2012. The KJC King Dome is the largest indoor stadium in the world.
Owner: Kingdom Nation
Location: Buhangin, Davao City, Philippines
Construction cost: ₱13 Billion
KJC King Dome surpasses the 55,000-capacity of the Philippine Arena, making it the largest indoor arena in the world, with a 75,000 seating capacity. The initial plan for the KJC King Dome included a seating capacity of about 50,000. To accommodate a larger audience, the KJC King Dome underwent an expansion, resulting in an impressive seating capacity of 75,000 seats. This expansion has made it a remarkable venue capable of hosting several spectators.