King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah Sports City, which has a nickname The Shining Jewel, is a new multi-use stadium and sports city located 60 kilometres north of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The King Abdullah Sports City Project consists of a 60,000-seat football Stadium, a 2,000-seat multi-sports hall, an outdoor 1,000-seat athletic stadium, training fields for other sports disciplines, a mosque and parking for 45,000 cars. 

The complex will have over 308 seats allocated for people with special needs, with separate toilets and elevators for them. The stadium seating system is built on three levels facilitating a clear view of the ground. The roof is covered with special hard cloth with steel mesh to protect spectators from the sun and rain. Advanced technology is in place to control the temperature in the stadium.

The design of the stadium also includes modern features and capabilities, aligned with FIFA requirements, which will help attract regional and international sports and entertainment events.

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