Stadium Municipal

Key Facts

Address Stadium Municipal, 1, Allee Gabriel-Bienes, 31400, Toulouse
Capacity 35,472 seats
Build Date 1937

Illustration Stadium Municipal de Toulouse

Description

Stade Municipal is a stadium located in Toulouse, France. Although it is a multi-purpose stadium, it is mainly used by Toulouse F.C. for football matches. The stadium is also occasionally used by Stade Toulousain, a local rugby union club. The capacity of the Stade Municipal is 35,472 people, which make it the largest football stadium in the region.

It was constructed it 1937 for the FIFA World Cup that took place in 1938. There were two major improvements conducted in 1949 and then in 1997. In 2007, the ground hosted the Rugby World Cup games. In one year, it became the venue for the FIFA World Cup. Since it can be only used for football and rugby games, there is no athletics track installed at the ground.

In 1992, the concert of Michael Jackson was held at the stadium that was visited by 40,000 people.

How to Get to Stadium Municipal

There are two bus stops located close to the stadium. It is possible to take several buses, including 12, 34 and 52. On matchdays, it is possible to take shuttle buses from Esquirol metro. The stadium is located within a 10-minute walk from Sant-Miquèl – Marcel Langer Empalot and metro stations. Stade Municipal is also close from the Croix de Pierre stop of the Toulouse tramway.

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