Ten Largest Multi-Purpose Stadiums



The Melbourne Cricket Ground is the first one on this list and it is located in Yarra Park, Melbourne. It is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. This is the largest stadium in Australia. It also holds the world record for the highest light towers in the world; at a sporting venue that is. It was the main stadium for the Summer Olympics of 1956 and the 2006 Commonwealth Games. The stadium is often referred to as ‘The G’. It opened in the year 1854 and has a capacity of 100,018 people. The record attendance at this stadium is 121,696 people. As the name suggests, it is primarily used for Cricket.