The renovatedarena has the capacity of 20,300 seats for large events, as well as smaller, more intimate performances for around 7,000 spectators. It will boast new amenities such as a large esplanade with aterrace, a large lobby, along with several additional spaces for dining and entertainment.
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The new Arena AccorHotels confirmed its place in the top 5 global venues, rivaling some of the world’s largest indoor facilities, such as Madison Square Garden in New York, the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the O2 Arena in London and the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin.
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