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Latitude/Longitude: 41.36334, 2.15257
Palau Sant Jordi is an indoor sporting arena and multi-purpose installation that is part of the Olympic Ring complex located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Designed by the Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, it was opened in 1990. The maximum seating capacity of the arena is 17,000 for basketball, and 24,000 for musical events. It is the eleventh largest indoor arena in the world, the third largest indoor arena in Europe and the largest in Spain.
The Palau Sant Jordi was one of the main venues of the 1992 Summer Olympics hosting the artistic gymnastics, handball final, and volleyball final events. Today, it is used for all kinds of indoor sports events as well as for concerts and other cultural activities, due to its great flexibility.
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