For a city of more than two million people, Bandung actually has a limited number of sizeable sport stadiums. Therefore, the completion of the Si Jalak Harupat Stadium in April 2005 was very much welomed. Located at the southern outskirt of the city of Bandung at Soreang (the capital of Bandung Regency), this IDR 67.5 billion (about
The stadium is named Si Jalak Harupat after the nick name of Otto Iskandardinata, an Indonesian national hero from Bandung.
The Si Jalak Harupat Stadium is currently the home base of two Bandung's prominent football clubs, PERSIB Bandung and Persikab.