Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum

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Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum
The Big Dome of the South
Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum.jpg
Former names Naga City Coliseum (2010–2012)
Location Naga City, Camarines Sur, Philippines
Owner Naga City Government
Operator Naga City Government
Capacity ~12,000
Surface Hardwood / Polished cement
Construction
Broke ground 2009
Opened August 2010

The Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum is an indoor sporting arena located in Naga City, Camarines Sur, Philippines. It is dubbed as the The Big Dome of the South,[1] being the largest indoor arena in Southern Luzon. It opened in August 2010 as Naga City Coliseum and has a maximum seating capacity of more than 12,000 spectators. Its construction started in 2009. In September 27, 2012, the coliseum was renamed in honor of the late former Mayor of Naga City and DILG Sec. Jesse M. Robredo who died in a plane crash.[2]

Notable events[edit]

The arena is one of the venues that the Philippine Basketball Association uses in its regular out of town games.

The Members Church of God International popularly known as Ang Dating Daan gathered to hold its Bicol Division Thanksgiving last June 2014.

Teen King, Daniel Padilla held his first major event in Naga last February 20, 2016 where almost 10,000 people attended, wanting to see the generation's teen star.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Naga City Coliseum is now known as Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum (JMR Coliseum) "THE BIG DOME OF THE SOUTH"". NagaCityDeck.com. Naga City Deck. Retrieved October 27, 2015. 
  2. ^ "JMR Coliseum". Naga.gov.ph. Bicol Mail. Retrieved October 27, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 13°37′00″N 123°10′00″E / 13.6167°N 123.1667°E / 13.6167; 123.1667