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The Kaohsiung Arena (Chinese: 高雄巨蛋; pinyin: Gāoxióng Jùdàn) is an indoor sporting arena located in Zuoying District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is used to host indoor sporting events. It was used as a host to some of the indoor sporting events during the 2009 World Games.[1]

Kaohsiung Arena
高雄巨蛋
Kaohsiung Arena 20151206.jpg
LocationZuoying, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Coordinates22°40′9″N 120°18′7″E / 22.66917°N 120.30194°E / 22.66917; 120.30194Coordinates: 22°40′9″N 120°18′7″E / 22.66917°N 120.30194°E / 22.66917; 120.30194
OwnerKaohsiung City Government
Capacity15,000
Opened2008
Interior of Kaohsiung Arena

NameEdit

Local people give the nickname of Kaohsiung Arena as the Big Egg due to its shape and resemblance of an egg.[2]

HistoryEdit

Kaohsiung Arena was opened on 27 September 2008.[3]

ArchitectureEdit

Kaohsiung Arena covers an area of 56,000 m2 and has a capacity of 15,000 people.

TransportationEdit

The venue is accessible within walking distance north of Kaohsiung Arena Station of Kaohsiung MRT.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Kaohsiung Arena".
  2. ^ "Kaohsiung Arena".
  3. ^ "高雄市政府工務建設導覽".

External linksEdit

  Media related to Kaohsiung Arena at Wikimedia Commons