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Arena Amazonia, Manaus

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Arena da Amazônia is the name of a football stadium in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, located on the former site of the Vivaldão stadium. The stadium has an all-seater capacity of 41,000 and was constructed from 2011 to 2014 as part of Brazil's hosting of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.Design and constructionBuilt on the site of the old Vivaldo Lima stadium, the Arena da Amazônia is located midway between Manaus International Airport and the historic center of the city. It is also near the Manaus Convention Center and the Amadeu Teixeira Arena. The cost of its construction was split with 25% paid by the Amazonas State Government and 75% by the Brazilian Development Bank.The stadium was designed by German architecture firm Gerkan, Marg and Partners, with inspiration from the Amazon rainforest that surrounds the city of Manaus and its metallic exterior structure is designed to evoke the straw baskets that are made in the region. It was built by the Brazilian engineering firm Andrade Gutierrez and incorporates several sustainability-friendly features.The stadium can seat around 41,000 spectators and features a restaurant, luxury suites, underground parking spaces and accessibility for people with special needs. It also includes an on-site rain water recycling system and sewage treatment facilities to reduce its water usage and is designed to make use of natural ventilation to reduce its consumption of energy. In addition, more than 95% of the material from the demolition of the old stadium was recycled.
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  • New stadium, built for the World Cup, worth the visit for lovers of sports by the beauty and functionality. Has guided tour that tells the whole story and local curiosity.
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  • A stately place, beautiful to look at, really enjoyed it! I took my bb of 03 years, had a good time ... going back to watch my Museum
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  • The arena of the Amazon is very beautiful, super comfortable chairs, the climate of the arena, while being full of fans is magical.
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  • Nice
  • The most beautiful stadium in the Americas! Especially at night, it looks beautiful shining golden !!!
  • Arena sensacional
  • looks excellente mucho mucho bien
  • Sem sombra de dúvida, o estádio é fantástico.