Trip Planner:   South America  /  Brazil  /  State of Amazonas  /  Amazon River  /  Manaus  /  Sightseeing  /  Arena Amazonia

Arena Amazonia, Manaus

(4.4/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
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.
Work out when and for how long to visit Arena Amazonia and other Manaus attractions using our handy Manaus itinerary builder.
Source
Create a full Manaus itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Manaus

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Manaus by other users

57 days in South America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 33 days in South America BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES April, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 42 days in South America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in State of Amazonas BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in South America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 16 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 56 days in Des Moines, Miami & South America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 25 days in South America BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM GERMANY February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 59 days in Asia, Europe, Africa, South America & Mexico BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in Amazon River BY A USER FROM CANADA February, culture, outdoors, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Much controversy surrounds this expensive and huge stadium which is hardly used. Perhaps for football lovers are interesting, for me there
    View original
  • Well located, easy to reach, in addition to well qualified and helpful person in the lobby, however it would be great if invest in souvenir shops.
    View original
  • This is without any doubt the most beautiful Stadium built for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the architecture represents much of the local culture.
    View original
Google
  • 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.