A look at some of the most architecturally impressive and scenic stadia across the globe.

Ottmar Hitzfield Stadium, Switzerland

The Ottmar Hitzfield Stadium boasts itself as the highest pitch in Europe, situated 2,000 meters above sea level. When the ball goes over the net, it’s a long way down! Located in the Swiss alps, Ottmar Hitzfield plays home to Gspon FC who are no more than a village team.

Campo Gerini, Rome

Avid history fans may appreciate this one, with the Campo Gerini ground being located besides Rome’s ancient Felice Aquaduct.

Henningsvær Stadion, Norway

Located in the quiet fishing village of Henningsvær, part of the Lofoten Islands off the north of Norway. One of the most stunning settings for a stadium in the world. The village is populated by a mere 500 people, so you’d have no trouble getting into a game here!

Bretton FC Ground, Rugely UK

Situated in Rugely, Brereton; this ground has an interesting view of an old power station just behind the pitch. It certainly does stand out as one of the stranger ones on this list.

Henningsvær Stadion, Norway

Located in the quiet fishing village of Henningsvær, part of the Lofoten Islands off the north of Norway. One of the most stunning settings for a stadium in the world. The village is populated by a mere 500 people, so you’d have no trouble getting into a game here!

Campo Gerini, Rome

Avid history fans may appreciate this one, with the Campo Gerini ground being located besides Rome’s ancient Felice Aquaduct.

Henningsvær Stadion, Norway

Located in the quiet fishing village of Henningsvær, part of the Lofoten Islands off the north of Norway. One of the most stunning settings for a stadium in the world. The village is populated by a mere 500 people, so you’d have no trouble getting into a game here!

Adidas Futsal Park, Tokyo

And on the opposite end of the spectrum, with space at a premium in Tokyo, we see this pitch located atop the Tokyu Toyoko department store next to the Shibuya Crossing.

Campo Gerini, Rome

Avid history fans may appreciate this one, with the Campo Gerini ground being located besides Rome’s ancient Felice Aquaduct.

Henningsvær Stadion, Norway

Located in the quiet fishing village of Henningsvær, part of the Lofoten Islands off the north of Norway. One of the most stunning settings for a stadium in the world. The village is populated by a mere 500 people, so you’d have no trouble getting into a game here!

Gospin Dolac Stadium, Croatia

Home to Croatian side NK Imotski, this stadium was built in a crater 1989. Anyone brave enough could even experience watching the game from the hillside.

 

Campo Gerini, Rome

Avid history fans may appreciate this one, with the Campo Gerini ground being located besides Rome’s ancient Felice Aquaduct.

Henningsvær Stadion, Norway

Located in the quiet fishing village of Henningsvær, part of the Lofoten Islands off the north of Norway. One of the most stunning settings for a stadium in the world. The village is populated by a mere 500 people, so you’d have no trouble getting into a game here!

Henningsvær Stadion, Norway

Located in the quiet fishing village of Henningsvær, part of the Lofoten Islands off the north of Norway. One of the most stunning settings for a stadium in the world. The village is populated by a mere 500 people, so you’d have no trouble getting into a game here!

The Float @ Marina Bay, Singapore

The Float is the world largest floating stage, originally being built only as a temporary replacement for the Singapore National Stadium while it got rebuilt into a modern stadium.

 

Campo Gerini, Rome

Avid history fans may appreciate this one, with the Campo Gerini ground being located besides Rome’s ancient Felice Aquaduct.

Henningsvær Stadion, Norway

Located in the quiet fishing village of Henningsvær, part of the Lofoten Islands off the north of Norway. One of the most stunning settings for a stadium in the world. The village is populated by a mere 500 people, so you’d have no trouble getting into a game here!

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

One of the most picturesque pitches you’ll ever see. Located above Lake Geneva in Switzerland amongst a beautiful scenery.

Municipal Stadium, Portugal

Home to S.C. Braga and located in a Portuguese valley, this stadium certainly shows off what mother nature has to offer. With beautiful hillsides and plant life, it’s a wonder people can focus on the football!

Municipal Stadium, Portugal

Home to S.C. Braga and located in a Portuguese valley, this stadium certainly shows off what mother nature has to offer. With beautiful hillsides and plant life, it’s a wonder people can focus on the football!

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

One of the most picturesque pitches you’ll ever see. Located above Lake Geneva in Switzerland amongst a beautiful scenery.

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Sources:

http://www.orangesmile.com/extreme/en/magnificent-stadiums/marina-bay-stadium.htm
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/gallery/pictures-20-football-stadiums-pitches-13632918
https://www.goalprofits.com/naturally-beautiful-stadiums/

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