Mercedes Benz Stadium, left, the new home of the Atlanta Falcons football team and the Atlanta United soccer team, is shown next to the Georgia Dome Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Photo: John Bazemore/AP
Photo: John Bazemore/AP

Infographic: Mercedes-Benz Stadium v. Georgia Dome, by the numbers

Twenty-five years after the doors to the Georgia Dome first opened, the city of Atlanta made way for Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which opened in 2017.

Like the Georgia Dome, Mercedes-Benz Stadium will host many events throughout the year, including the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 8, 2018.

But how does Mercedes-Benz Stadium stack up compared to the Georgia Dome? And what differences can football fans and visitors expect?

Dive into the numbers yourself with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s infographic below.

For more about Mercedes-Benz Stadium opening, find complete coverage from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution here.

Tour the new home of the Atlanta Falcons, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium with beat writer D. Orlando Ledbetter. Video by D. Orlando Ledbetter

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