|Capacity||Hockey: 21,288; Basketball: 22,114; Concerts: 15,000; Amphitheatre: 10,000 to 14,000; Theatre: 5,000 to 9,000; Hemicycle: 2,000 to 3,500; MMA: 16,000 to 23,152|
The Centre Bell (or Bell Center) is a popular sports and entertainment complex in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The construction of the arena took around three years to complete it finally opened to the public on 16th March 1996. It is the home to the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens. Since its opening, it has consistently been listed as one of the world's busiest arenas. It was formerly called the Centre Molson.