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Radisson Blu Hotel, Alexandria

Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria

Borg El Arab Stadium is a must-see attraction for sports fans heading to Egypt. Situated in the coastal city of Borg El Arab, just 15km from Alexandria city center, it is the largest stadium in Egypt and the 27th largest in the world. Boasting a capacity of 86,000, this all-seater stadium is used for major football matches and other events. Come and attend an event and enjoy the electric atmosphere.

Enjoy Egyptian and international football

Opened in 2007, Borg El Arab Stadium, also known as the Egyptian Army Stadium, was designed and constructed by the Egyptian Armed Forces Corps of Engineers. The first event the stadium hosted was the 2009 U-20 World Cup opening match between Egypt and Trinidad and Tobago. It has also been used as a venue for Egyptian Premier League matches. As well as the main pitch, Borg El Arab Stadium also features two training pitches and a running track, and its facilities for spectators include 32 restaurants. The venue is also home to what is considered the largest umbrella in the Middle East. Covering over 30% of the main cabin, this huge umbrella shades 12,000 square meters.

Getting to the stadium

The stadium is located along the famous desert road running from Cairo to Alexandria, about 15km from the city. If you are planning on going to a match, then the stunning Radisson Blu Hotel, Alexandria, is conveniently close by, making it a fantastic choice for accommodation. Stay with us and enjoy state-of-the-art facilities to make your stay stylish and comfortable from beginning to end. For those that are driving from the city or the hotel, there are around 5,000 parking spots at the venue. If you prefer not drive yourself, ask the reception staff for information on chauffeurs and taxis.