Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium

Stadium Round Road, Kaloor, Kochi, Kerala, India

  • Venue Type:Sports Stadium

Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium located at Kochi in India has emerged as one of the best Sports Stadium for attracting guests as well as visitors from different industries.

The stadium was built in 1996 by the Government of Kerala with Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA). The stadium is widely touted to be the noisiest cricket stadium in the world due to its distinctive architecture. It is the second largest stadium after Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata with a capacity of 75,000 spectators. Eden Gardens which used to be the largest cricket stadium in India currently holds 66,349 people followed renovations for the Cricket World Cup 2011 and at present has a capacity of 100,000 after the up gradation. It was initially constructed as a football stadium. But as of now has played host to a number of international cricket and football matches. The extensive grounds of the stadium serve as venue for important exhibitions, cinema events and political rallies in the city. The most innovative aspect of the stadium is its unique lighting towers of 2 kW Floodlights.