A State of the Art Colossal Structure
Whether you are a Cowboys fan or not, the famous Cowboys Stadium, once dubbed “Jerry’s World,” in Arlington, Texas is as massive and impressive as they come. Texas is known for their bigger is better motto and Jerry Jones most certainly out did himself when he put up almost $1 billion of his own money to finance the colossal $1.3 billion stadium for his beloved Cowboys. He spared absolutely no expense when it came to the size, decor, and modern technology it took to make Cowboys Stadium one of the top architectural structures in the world. Most areas of the stadium appear to belong more in a 5 star hotel than in a stadium where thousands of die-hard fans ruthlessly cheer for their favorite team. The style and luxury seen throughout the stadium is unparalleled in the world of sports.
One of the most prevalent items throughout Cowboys Stadium are the TV screens. The enormous jumbo tron, called the "Jerry tron" by some, is an awesome sight by itself. When the stadium was first built, it was the largest jumbo tron TV in the world. Now, it is second best but still a spectacle. In fact, it dominates the view of the whole Cowboys Stadium field. It ensures that every seat in Cowboys Stadium has a front row view of the plays happening on the field. Then, if you happen to need a drink while watching a game, the concession stands on each level are equipped with TVs above the stands and throughout the lobby. If you were to watch a game in Cowboys Stadium, you would not have to miss a minute of the game.
For those not interested in sports, football, or the Dallas Cowboys, the stadium offers amazing architectural feats, including being the world's largest domed stadium, the world's largest retractable roof, and giant glass doors at the end zones that can slide to open. The immensity of being in a structure so large is both overwhelming and humbling. Two massive arches that span the length of the field, can easily be compared to the legs of a giant. These things are all supported by foundations made of tons of concrete. Plus, the stadium contains an impressive art collection, albeit centered around football. The majestic stadium acts as a model for those who enjoy contemporary architecture and art.
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The gigantic Cowboys Stadium is a spectacular sight. If you ever find yourself in Dallas, or around Dallas, it is worth at least checking out the stadium; and, for about $30, you can take a VIP tour of the world’s most extraordinary sports stadiums and, for those on a budget or those who are unwilling to pay $30 to see every corner of Cowboys Stadium, there is a self guided tour available for about $18. Both tours include field access, on days when the stadium is not being prepared for an event and the pro shop is a pretty amazing sight for those Cowboys fans out there.
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