Paris La Défense Arena
Paris La Défense Arena, known in its earlier planning and construction stages as Arena 92 (stylized as Arena92) and later known as U Arena, is the largest concert hall in Europe and a multi-use domed stadium that is located in Nanterre, which is a western suburb of Paris. It one of the two multi-use domed stadium to be built in Europe, with Telenor Arena. The arena was renamed from U Arena to "Paris La Défense Arena" following a vote by its board of directors. For the 2024 Summer Olympics, in which the arena will host gymnastics events and commercially sponsored names are prohibited, the local organizing committee is using the "Arena 92" name.
The venue offers three separate configurations. In its rugby configuration, it has a nominal seating capacity of 32,000. For concerts, it is able to seat 40,000. Finally, a movable stand allows it to also be used for a variety of indoor sports, at various capacities, with a capacity of as low as 5,000 being possible. The venue also includes 33,000 square metres (360,000 sq ft) of office space, 300 student rooms, shops, including a club shop, a brewery and a gourmet restaurant. The arena was built by the French rugby union club, Racing 92, and replaced their previous stadium, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir.
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