Wembley Stadium

Webley Stadium is located in the district of Wembley in the north-west of London. The stadium is put to use for concerts and home games of the English national team. Would you like to know more about this gigantic stadium? Then you should continue reading!

Fun facts about Wembley Stadium

The original stadium opened in 1923 and was called Empire Stadium back then. The Wembley Stadium underwent reconstructions from 2000 until 2007 for a record amount of one billion euros, which makes it the most expensive reconstruction of a football stadium in history. The stadium has been the home ground of Tottenham Hotspur for one season because they weren’t able to play in their own stadium at the time, but the national team plays its home games at the stadium now and the League Cup and FA Cup finals are usually hosted at Wembley. The stadium’s capacity is 90,000 during football matches, which makes it the largest football stadium of the United Kingdom. The capacity is 75,000 during a concert. The stadium has an UEFA four-star rating.

Visit Wembley Stadium?

Since London is an enormous city, it might take a while for you to reach Wembely Stadium. It takes around 40-60 minutes to travel from London’s city centre to the stadium through public transportation. The underground is a popular way of travelling in London and it’s also the fastest way of transportation in the city, so we recommend you to make use of the underground. If you do, you can board the tube towards Queen’s Park from Charing Cross. Then you should disembark at Baker Street and transfer to the tube towards Uxbridge. Disembark at Wembley Park station and walk another 15 minutes to the stadium. You could also travel directly to Wembley Park station when boarding the tube towards Stanmore from Westminster. London is a very busy city, so make sure you leave on time because you don’t want to be late for a football game, a concert or a tour of the stadium!

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