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Located in the Schützenmatte sports complex, opposite the Schützenmatte Park, the stadium by the same name is very popular among sport enthusiasts in the city, because it plays host to a range of sporting events all year round. Besides being a favorite for soccer matches, the stadium also has facilities for track and field events, and also is used for concerts and other cultural activities. With a capacity of about 12,000, the Stadion Schützenmatte is a favored venue for major events.
Soccer being one of the important and loved sports in the country, soccer fields and stadiums are quite abundant. In this city, too, there are numerous soccer venues that see avid fans and enthusiasts gather in thousands for thrilling contests. The Satdion Rankhof, placed over-looking the beautiful River Rhine, is the home ground of FC Nordstern Basel, and plays host to some very interesting matches. Surrounded by other sporting venues in the complex, this stadium guarantees an entertaining time for sports enthusiasts.
St. Jakobshalle hosts all kinds of different events ranging from assemblies and concerts, to major sports events and exhibitions. It is conveniently located in the center of a park and recreation area on the south-eastern tip of Basel. The facilities are huge in size, with a total of 12 halls, and regularly feature well-known performers in concert and popular sporting events.
Home to FC Basel of the Swill First Division, St Jakob's Park is the new stadium that replaced the old Joggeli in 2001, and is one of the most beautiful multipurpose stadiums in Europe. The 42,500-capacity park was a destination for Euro 2008, and also hosts pop concerts and other large scale events. The stadium has a bevy of restaurants, cafes, and a shopping center and fitness facilities.