Palais de Sports is an indoor sports arena, located at 1, place de la Porte de Versailles in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, France. The closest métro station is Porte de Versailles.Before you head to Paris, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Paris route builder site, to make sure you see all that Paris has to offer, including Palais des Sports.
The Palais des Sports was built in 1960 to replace the old Vel’ d’Hiv. at the Porte de Versailles. With a capacity of 4,500 seats, it was the largest venue in Paris. The architects and engineers created a dome with the lightest structure ever designed in the world made of 1,100 aluminium panels. Since its first season, the Palais de Sports has presented shows and concerts, such as Johnny Hallyday, Sylvie Vartan, the Harlem Globetrotters, and Holiday on Ice in addition to events such as boxing matches. Over the years, people from all over the world have come to the Palais des Sports to see music hall and sports legends, dancers, ice skaters, circus shows, musical shows and other shows such as ones directed by Robert Hossein, a pioneer in big French shows. The Palais des Sports is one of the best venues in Paris and offers good acoustics and visibility wherever you are sitting.
Palais des Sports Reviews
This venue is intimate for being a big venue for concerts. The acoustics are great. There is not a lot of lobby space but the seats are spacious. Would definitely recommend any show here. more »
Palais des Sports are well known for her dome with the lightest structure ever designed in the world made of 1,100 aluminum panels and also one of the most popular indoor arena in Paris. Great... more »
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