Both are uncovered stone built arenas that bake in the Mediterranean sun, and which staged some of the greatest spectacles of the ancient world.
Valencia has a more impressive construction than both. Like the others, it's open and multi-tiered, except it's far bigger. The Panathenaic still seats 45,000 and the Colosseum could hold 50,000. Valencia's Nou Mestalla holds even more, except Valencia's arena isn't a Roman relic, but a modern day edifice which started rising from the ground in 2006, onlyRead More »from La Liga’s forgotten giants