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“Great for a College Football Game”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Ohio Stadium

Ohio Stadium
Ranked #4 of 144 things to do in Columbus
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Ohio
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41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great for a College Football Game”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

If you live in Ohio or are a Buckeye fan, this is a must visit place. As an alumni, I went to many games at Ohio stadium. 100,000 plus fans cheering is a very awesome thing to behold. Parking is difficult on game days as all of Columbus gets clogged up. You can take a bus from different parking lots or walk. As for those who say the fans are bad, its very stadium specific. Having been to other Big Ten stadiums the fans are no better or worse. Overall a great thing to do at least once in your life if you live in Ohio or are a Buckeye fan.

Visited November 2011
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Melbourne, Australia
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125 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

We didn't watch a game there but were allowed in as visitors to explore the stadium. It is enormous to say the least - seats over 100,000 people. Nice staff were helpful and well informed and we were allowed to wander at our own pace.

Visited October 2012
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Bloomington, Illinois
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“homecoming under the lights was a great experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

although the outcome of the football game was not great, Ohio Stadium is a great place to watch a college football game. Aside from some goofy OSU customs and traditions (they seem to be compelled to constantly spell out the name of their state at the top of their lungs, with accompanying arm motions, makes you wonder if they would struggle if they lived in a state with a name longer than 4 letters, the electronic scoreboard gong that makes the crowd stand up at every opponents 3rd down, their total reverence for "script Ohio" and dotting of the i, etc) it's generally a fun experience. The fans seem to struggle with sportsmanship toward their opponents (frequently booing the college kids) but not as bad as some stadiums. They aren't overly abusive to visiting fans and the OSU band is really good.

Visited October 2012
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“THE best college football venue”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

As an almuni I may be biased, but this is an amazing place to catch a college football game. Size alone is enough to have people standing in awe. 106,000 attended the game when we were there. Do be warned there are no backs on most seats (you have to pay for that) and bathrooms are the basics. Lots of monitors in concession area allow you to make sure you don't miss any action if you leave your seat.

Visited October 2012
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Nebraska
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179 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Fans were rude”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

Besides the worst fans in the Big 10, the stadium is a long walk. Also, trying to get a taxi after the game....forget it.

Visited October 2012
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