Get the Experience in Exploring Anfield Stadium
Another stadium in England that can be visited as your travel destination is Anfield Stadium. It is a home stadium of Liverpool football club and become the sixth largest stadium in England because of its 54.074 capacites. With its field size of 101 meter by 68 meters and its classification as UEFA category 4 stadiums, it has hosted numerous international football matches such as UEFA Euro in 1996. For those who are the fans of Liverpool FC, it becomes the place that you have to visit if you spend the holiday in England.
Knowing the Facilities of Anfield Stadium
This stadium officially opened in 1884 that became a home stadium of Everton FC until 1891. Then, since 1892 until now, it has been the home stadium of Liverpool FC. Actually, the stadium with seating capacity of 54.074 has four stands. The first one is the Spion Kop. It is a single-tiered. Meanwhile, Main Stand is a three-tiered, while Centenary Stand and Anfield Road end are two-tiered. There is also a plan to expand the seating capacity of stadium around 59.000.
There are also two gates of stadium whose names are taken from the former Liverpool manager. The first is Bob Paisley. He helped Liverpool to European Cups for three times and League Championships for six times in 1970 and 1980. Moreover, the second one is Bill Shankly, Paisley’s predecessor. The gate for Bob Paisley was erected at Spion Kop while Bill Shankly is located in Anfield Road End. Introduced in 2005, Radio frequency identification (RFID) smart cards are used to enter the stadium.
Taking Advantage of Anfield Stadium Tour
You do not need to be concerned about what you can do if you visiting Anfield Stadium. All you can do is by taking advantage of the tour to know the history and facilities of this stadium. This tour package offers you a chance to explore the place starting from the interview room of managers and players, players’ dressing room, main stand, to the other spots in stadium.
You will be guided by a tour guide who will explain the detail information and history of stadium and Liverpool FC. It will take your time at about an hour. After you finished the tour, you can visit Liverpool FC store for buying the official merchandise, such as official jersey club, key ring, jacket, and so forth for your souvenir.
To get a ticket of Anfield Stadium tour, you can buy online in the official website of Liverpool FC (www.liverpoolfc.com). There are any types of tour, normally the tour just encompasses the stadium and museum in which for adult ticket. It costs £17 per ticket and for kids; it costs £11 per ticket. On the other side, you can also choose the Rock n’ Goal ticket that covers the Anfield Stadium and Beatles Story tout. The adult ticket costs £26.50 and for kids, you should spend £17.50 per ticket.
In addition, the Anfield Stadium can be accessed via the closest stations. There is Lime Street Station which the distance from stadium is about 2 miles. The other one is Kirkadale Station. It is the nearest station to Anfield Stadium with the distance is about 1 mile.
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