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SMART–Araneta Coliseum


About the Venue

This coliseum, known as The Big Dome is an indoor multi-purpose sports arena located in the Cubao area of Quezon City, Philippines. It is one of the largest coliseums and indoor facilities in Asia, and it is also one of the largest clear span domes in the world. This historic venue has been a place for UAAP men's basketball since after its renovation in 1999.
Address: Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City
Capacity: 20 000

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Spectator Transport

Note: Spectator transport information are given assuming one comes from the University (Diliman campus).
 Public Transportation:
• via Katipunan Avenue: Take a UP-Katipunan jeepney on one of the loading points in the University. Alight at the terminal (near Mini-stop, under the bridge). Take either an FX or jeepney going to the Araneta Center (signboard should read: Cubao-Aurora), or the LRT Line 2. Either way, alight at the Araneta Center-Cubao Station of LRT-2. Go up and inside the station and follow the arrows that lead to the Coliseum. You can also walk straight either Gen. Araneta or Gen. Aguinaldo streets to enter the Coliseum.
• via Kalayaan: Take a UP-Philcoa (can also be -Pantranco or -SM North) jeepney on one of the loading points in the University. Alight at the Petron gas station at Philcoa area. Take a Cubao-Kalayaan jeepney (signboard has Cubao-Ali Mall). Alight at the Ali Mall terminal (near/at the Cubao Bus Terminal). Turn right to Gen. McArthur street and then turn right to Gen. Aguinaldo street to enter the Coliseum.

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