The capital city of Western Australia, Perth is one of the most developed metropolitans in the world. Located on the banks of the Swan River, Perth offers an array of attractions in the form of theatres, museums, art galleries, adventure parks and cinemas. Also, the city is home to a number of shopping avenues where you can shop till you drop, quite literally! Let’s explore some of the best entertainment venues of the city and find out why they are so special –
Subiaco Oval Stadium
Aussies are known to be sports fanatics and if you are one of them, this is the place you would want to go to. Subiaco Oval is the highest capacity football stadium of Western Australia where both, National Rugby League and Australian Rules Football matches take place on regular basis. So, if you want to catch some genuine sporting action, pay a visit to Subiaco Oval. You can reach there via either Subiaco or the Western Leederville Train Stations. You can also take a bus to the stadium.
His Majesty’s Theatre
The theatre was launched in the year 1904 and at that time, it was the largest theatre in Australia. This imposing Edwardian Baroque theatre, located on the junction of the Hay Street and the King Street is believed to be the only Edwardian theatre to still host events on a regular basis. His Majesty’s Theatre is the home of the West Australian Opera as well as the West Australian Ballet.
Located in Floreat on the Reabold Hill in City Beach, Quarry Amphitheatre is a popular outdoor venue that hosts a number of local, national as well as international events during the months of November to March. The open-air theatre has a wooden stage surrounded by a natural bushland with stunning views of the city’s skyline. A variety of acts are performed on this stage including dance performances, music concerts and stage plays. Spend an evening at the Quarry Amphitheatre if you want to enjoy a relaxed, fun-filled performance away from the usual hustle-bustle of the city life.
Perth Concert Hall
If you are a fan of classical music, you would love to visit the Perth Concert Hall, which is the home to West Australian Symphony Orchestra. The venue has played host to a number of iconic ensembles including The Philharmonic, The Vienna Philharmonic and the London Symphony Orchestra. The Hall has also provided stage to some of the most popular contemporary artists of this era like Ray Charles, Noel Gallagher and Nina Simone.
Besides these entertainment venues, Perth offers a number of fabulous attractions including the Scitech, the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Zoo, the Adventure World, WA Museum, Fremantle Prison and the King’s Park.