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Arena Amazonia, Manaus

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Arena da Amazônia is a football stadium in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, located on the former site of the Vivaldão stadium. The stadium has an all-seater capacity of 44,300 and was constructed from 2010 to 2014 as part of Brazil's hosting of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It hosted matches of the football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics. During the World Cup, the arena had a limited maximum-capacity of 40,549.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 44,300 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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  • I went to the football game Brazil x Bolivia female, but I didn't expect so much of the space. The arena is very organized, clean, and has a huge capacity. The architecture is amazing and it's all very well maintained. The visibility of the field is perfect, in any position. And, leaving the Center, only one bus is necessary, and it gets you in the door. One of the best programs I've done.
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  • Beautiful football stadium. Project very well done. A unique place that cannot be left to meet.
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  • For me it's one of the best stadiums of Brazil, with great architecture, a multi-purpose space which hosts football matches, concerts, events, fairs ...
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