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Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh
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Tynecastle Stadium is a football stadium situated in the Gorgie area of Edinburgh, Scotland, which is the home ground of Scottish Professional Football League club Heart of Midlothian. Tynecastle has a seating capacity of, which makes it the seventh largest football stadium in Scotland. Hearts first played at the present site of Tynecastle in 1886.HistoryAfter Hearts was formed in 1874, the club played at sites in the Meadows, Powburn and Powderhall. Hearts first moved to the Gorgie area, in the west of Edinburgh, in 1881. This pitch stood on the site of the present-day Wardlaw Street and Wardlaw Terrace. As this site was then regarded as being 'out of town', Hearts would sometimes stage two matches for the price of one, or set an admission price much lower than Edinburgh derby rivals Hibs. In 1886, with the city continuing to expand, tenements replaced the old ground and Hearts moved across Gorgie Road to the present site, which was leased from Edinburgh Corporation. Hearts played a friendly against Bolton Wanderers to inaugurate their new home on 10 April 1886. Tynecastle staged its first Scottish Football League match on 23 August 1890, when Hearts lost 5–0 to Celtic.
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TripAdvisor
  • Thoroughly enjoyed the Tynecastle Match day Tour accompanied with the legendary Henry Smith. Was great seeing behind the scenes and learning a little more of the history of this great club. Would defi...  more »
  • What a fantastic day !!! The improvement in the Hospitality must make this one of the best Matchday experiences in the country .First class service and great food . Great entertainment served up from ...  more »
  • OK let's get this out of the way but I am a Hearts fan. That said this is a great little stadium and you feel close to the action wherever you sit. Great place to visit even if the results aren't alwa...  more »
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  • Crappy stadiam compared to easter road but the best stadium for away games (when hibs win)
  • Home of Heart of Midlothian Football Club. Full of atmosphere. Great pies.
  • Visited while spending a few days in the area. Fine place, lots of local support and good atmosphere. Go Hearts!
  • It may be pink but we are the men in marron mooan the hearts
  • Fantastic stadium with seats only a few feet from the pitch itself