The iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is situated in Yarra Park and is the proud home to the Melbourne Cricket Club and the AFL.
The MCG was established in 1853, less than 20 years after the founding of Melbourne. It has been the home of Australian Football since 1859 and is known as the birth place of Test Cricket and One-Day International Cricket. The ‘G was the main stadium for the 1956 Olympic Games and the 2006 Commonwealth Games, attracts up to 100,000 footy fans each year for the AFL Grand Final and hosts the renowned Boxing Day Test. The stadium is easily accessible by public transport and is within walking distance to the CBD.
Travelling to Melbourne and looking for convenient, comfortable accommodation in the heart of the city? Book your hotel accommodation with The Victoria Hotel. Situated on Little Collins Street, the hotel is located only a short walk away from public transport that will take you to the MCG.