Etihad Stadium Tours and Tickets
Are you planning to visit Manchester City in anytime soon? Put the Etihad Stadium tour on your list. Particularly if you are a big fan of soccer, this home to Manchester City club is a perfect addition for your trip in England. Just like other professional stadium, this one is designed to host 55.000 fans during a big game. Taking a tour to this stadium is like going behind the scene of the world’s successful football club. Walking around the tunnel, the players’ change rooms, the briefing room and so more else as the stadium amazes you in certain ways.
Types of Etihad Stadium Tour
Each tour takes around 70 minutes to take you walk around the stadium and visit the prominent areas. Great thing is the stadium manager provides several styles of tour in different schedules. It’s more likely to be in one tour style that you like the most.
Let’s start with Regular Stadium Tour. You will be taken in 60 minutes tour with professional guide. In this tour, you will visit several areas like Warm-Up room, Box Level, Walk of Pride, Dressing Room, Players Tunnel, Memorial Garden, Director’s Box, and Pitchside or Dug Outs. This tour is scheduled from Monday to Sunday. There are three times of tour from Monday to Saturday and two times of tour on Sunday and Holiday.
The next tour style is Walk of Pride Visit. This tour is the shortest one as it is only 20-minutes tour. As the name suggest, it takes you to visit only Walk of Pride, Players Tunnel and the Pitchside/Dug Outs. However, it doesn’t include a visit to the museum. But, ticket price for this tour is the cheapest.
If you like playing football, consider the Sportcity Tour. This 120 minutes tour will take you to regular areas including to some of the venues like Tennis Centre, National Squash Centre, Velodrome and Regional Athletics Area. And, it also takes you to the museum. To have this tour, you need to book it in advance with minimum 10 people.
For group tour, the Customized and Educational Tours are great choices. You can arrange the date, time, length and also the topic of the tour as it is all customized. The recommended topics are Sport Science, Sport/Commonwealth Games, Concerts and Music, History of Etihad Stadium, Manchester City FC history and Local History or Urban Regeneration.
Matchday Tours are the favorite. In this tour, you will be taken to regular areas in a matchday mode which makes the tour uniquely different. Moreover, while you are waiting for the game to kick off, you can visit the museum.
The Museum that Etihad Stadium has is as interesting as other areas inside the stadium. This museum keeps the history of the Manchester City FC from the very beginning. It’s the right place to know how the club first begun. The tour itself is available every day even in matchday. And, its ticket price is also cheaper compared to other tour styles. Make sure to contact the Etihad Stadium staff for tickets in advance.
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