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Twickenham Stadium is the home of England rugby and with seating for 82,000 spectators, it is the largest dedicated rugby union venue in the world.

The stadium was a humble cabbage patch before the RFU purchased the land for just over £5,500 in 1907 with the first game being played in 1909 - a battle between local sides Harlequins and Richmond.

Twickenham offers much more than just top flight sport and has become a destination for fans around the world to experience to sample the atmosphere by taking a stadium tour or visiting the superb World Rugby Museum, or watch some of the biggest names in music perform.

The get there from the Americana; take the Bakerloo or Jubilee Line from Baker Street to Waterloo. Exit to the railways station and take the train to Twickenham.
The stadium is a short walk from the station. Location Map.
Twickenham is in Zone 5 - you can an Oyster Card or buy a one day travel card - you do not need a seperate ticket for the train.

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