Melbourne is the capital of the state of Victoria in Australia. It is one of the largest cities in the world boasting in excess of over four millions residents. Originally founded in 1835, Melbourne quickly grew into one of the wealthiest cities in the world thanks to the popularity of the Victorian gold rush.
It is well known that “Melburnians” love to party and enjoy their sports. As a result, there are many entertainment venues and attractions dotted throughout the city offering a multitude of entertainment options spanning several genres and types.
A prominent venue etched into the city’s recent image is the Etihad Stadium. Considered one of the largest and technologically advanced stadiums in the world, it plays host to a plethora of events throughout the year.
Conceived in 1997, the stadium was opened to the public in 2000. The complex features a retractable dome roof and a varied seating capacity of up to 74,000 depending on the event.
The stadium is the permanent home of Australian Rules Football (AFL), the initial concept of the stadium was in part due to the growing needs of the AFL Federation as a result of growing spectator capacities. In addition to the AFL the stadium also hosts Rugby and Cricket events.
Along with being a sports mecca, the Etihad Stadium is a popular venue for other entertainment events such as congregations and most frequently musical concerts. The likes of U2, Green Day and KISS have all performed to sell out crowds.
Ensuring visitors remain refreshed and comfortable; the stadium provides ergonomic seating and a host of facilities to ensure that spectators are well catered for. From innovative restaurants to your favourite franchise fast food brands the stadium offers a range of refreshment options.
Visitors interested in accommodation in the surrounding vicinity will find there is a vast array of options. But for those seeking a touch more class and style mixed with luxurious elegance, then there is only one Melbourne hotel for you. The Langham Melbourne belongs to a select group of Melbourne hotels that can be considered to be imbued with a sense of historic sophistication and glamour. The Langham Melbourne has become synonymous with the Melbourne cityscape, offering unparalleled luxury coupled with warm hospitality.