The Pototan Plaza is arguably grandest plaza in Iloilo. Not only is it graced with an obelisk, a lagoon, a historical marker, a skating rink, stately mahogay and Indian trees, expansive and well maintained greens, it has the Pototan Astodome to crown the town’s ascendancy over all other.

It was first conceived by Cong. Licurgo Tirador in 1992 but was completed in 2006 due to fiscal adjustments. The total cost of the project amounted to P45,645,000.

It’s features include:

As a basketball court, the facilities of the complex are all first class and up to international standard. The wood parquet covering the court is of imported maple wood. The electronic system is high-tech and ultra modern. There is adequate water supply and the comfort rooms are really designed for comfort.

The seating capacity on the lower portion is 2,500 persons while the bleachers can accommodates more than 3,000 spectators.

The lightning is of highest quality and the acoustics are simply perfect. This is because the old stage whose shell has been retained can also be for sophisticated cultural performances. (The News Today)