It was constructed in 2nd president İsmet İnönü period in 19th May 1947. The first match was played between Beşiktaş JK and Swedish side AIK Stockholm. The renovation of stadium has been completed in 2004. The size of the football pitch is 105X68m required by the UEFA. The tartan track was removed within the scope of these activities and the ground was lowered by 4 meters to increase the capacity of the stadium to 32.086 people. It complies with the UEFA standards.