3 Most Unusual Soccer Stadiums in the World

Estadio Hernando Siles, Bolivia
Estadio Hernando Siles, Bolivia. Photo by Arterra/imageBROKER/Shutterstock (13911959ce)

Imagine the bragging rights of watching a match at a venue that floats. Sounds too good to be true? Well, here are three soccer stadiums around the globe that are so unusual, they make a halftime show look like a snooze fest. Let’s dive in!

The Float at Marina Bay, Singapore

Situated on the waters of Marina Bay, this floating stadium is a marvel of engineering and design. Its main platform can support the weight of up to 9,000 people. But the grandstand located on the adjacent shore can accommodate an additional 30,000 spectators!

Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia

Located in La Paz at approximately 12,000 feet above sea level, it is one of the highest professional stadiums in the world. Playing soccer at such an altitude presents a significant challenge to teams, not accustomed to the thin air, which can affect players’ stamina and the ball’s trajectory. Definitely home team advantage!

Gospin Dolac, Imotski, Croatia

Gospin Dolac is a fairy tale stadium. Located in Imotski, Croatia, it is perched on the edge of a natural phenomenon: the Blue Lake. This stadium offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, including the steep cliffs that drop dramatically into the lake below.