Land Rover Arena

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Land Rover Arena
Il Madison
Paladozza.jpg
Former names PalaDozza
Location Bologna, Italy
Capacity 5,721
Opened 1956
Tenants
Fortitudo Bologna

Land Rover Arena is an indoor sporting arena located at Piazza Azzarita Manfredi 8, in Bologna, Italy. The seating capacity of the arena is fit to host 5,721 people and was inaugurated in 1956. It is currently home to the Fortitudo Bologna basketball team. In Italy, it is frequently nicknamed Il Madison, after Madison Square Garden.

The arena hosted the 1966 FIBA Champions Cup Final Four, in which Italian Simmenthal Milano won the competition,[1] in front of an 8,000 capacity crowd.[2]

Land Rover Arena was previously known as PalaDozza in honor of the former mayor of Bologna, prior to a naming rights agreement with British automaker Land Rover.

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Preceded by
Two legged Final
FIBA European Champions Cup
Final venue

1966
Succeeded by
Sports Ciry of Real Madrid Pavilion
Madrid

Coordinates: 44°30′00″N 11°19′56″E / 44.49988°N 11.33220°E / 44.49988; 11.33220