Also known as the Stade de Nice, the Allianz Riviera is a multi-purpose stadium situated in the beautiful and the most populous urban area Saint Isidore. The stadium has replaced the former stadium of the city known as Stade Municipal du Ray. The construction began in 2011 and took around two years to complete. The stadium officially opened its doors in 2013 on 22nd September with a match between OGC Nice and Valenciennes.
The stadium predominantly hosts soccer and rugby matches, but it can also be used for motorsports and tennis events.
Allianz Riviera was amongst those venues that were selected to host the significant matches of UEFA Euro 2016.
It has also been chosen to host the FIFA World Cup matches of 2019.
On 17th July 2018, famous American singer Beyoncé performed in the arena as part of her On the Run II Tour. The arena counted the attendance of 33,662 spectators to attend the consort.
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