Bukit Jalil Stadium
The Bukit Jalil National Stadium is located at the south side of Kuala Lumpur. It is part of the National Sports Complex. Currently, It is an all-seater multi-purpose stadium and the home ground of the Malaysian national football team. It is also the largest stadium in Southeast Asia and the ninth largest football stadium in the world.
It was officially inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Malaysia Tun Dr. Mahathir in 1998. In preparation of hosting the Commonwealth Games in the same year. Since then, it has become the main venue for other international multi-sport events such as the 2001 Southeast Asian Games and the 2017 Southeast Asian Games and host most Malaysia’s national and international football matches,
It was designed by Arkitek FAA, Weidleplan Consulting GMBH and Schlaich Bergermann Partner. Most of the materials used were of reinforced concrete. As for the roof, A membrane structure was used.
The stadium has undergone a major renovation for the preparation of 2017 SEA and 2017 ASEAN Para Games. The renovation includes a new Populous-designed facade that covers the exterior of the stadium with twisted vertical louvres which are also LED-lighted, the recolouring the seats to a yellow-black design and upgraded facilities such as retractable roof, retractable seats, comfortable ventilation and some new sports and lifestyle facilities.
Due to that, The National Stadium in Bukit Jalil was named Stadium of the Year at the World Stadium Congress in Amsterdam recently.
The stadium is accessible via public transportation. The nearest station is Bukit Jalil LRT station.
Image by:Perbadanan Stadium Malaysia.
The stadiums only open when there is an event going on.
However, visitors can still visit and enjoy the outside area of the stadium, There are lots of beautiful landscape and ASEAN park located adjacent to the stadium.
Entrance inside the stadium is not allowed without the ticket.
The price of the ticket varies according to the event.
Jalan Barat, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Hear From Others
As the largest sports venue in Malaysia, Bukit Jalil National Stadium has become a popular destination for European football clubs. One of the first examples of this was the 2003 FA Premier League Asia Cup which featured Newcastle United, Birmingham, Chelsea and the Malaysian National Team.
Our observation of the space is that it now brings exciting new possibilities in terms of presenting various forms of content to consumers. Although the venue was refitted and renovated primarily with sports in mind, PSM has also ensured the venue is able to cater to a multitude of other forms of events.
Malaysia’s very own Bukit Jalil National Stadium scooped the Stadium of the Year award at the recently concluded World Stadium Congress Awards 2018.The 87,411-capacity stadium saw off competition from France-based stadiums U Arena, Stade de France and Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux to take home the honour.
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