Universiada Hall is one of the architectural landmarks of Sofia. It was built in 1961 and its name is associated with Universiada 61 World University Summer Games of 1961, hosted by Sofia. Universiada Sport Hall was designed by architects A. Barov, D. Vladishki, I. Tatarov, I. Ivanchev, among others.
Since its foundation, Universiada Hall has become an established centre of prestigious international and national sport events, congresses, trade and industrial exhibitions and bazaars, concerts and shows. In the course of the years, over 4,500 sport and cultural events have been taken place at the hall.