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Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
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Tour a legendary soccer arena and sit on the Brazilian team bench at Maracanã, once the biggest stadium in the world. Check out the VIP seats, press boxes, workout areas, stands, and locker rooms during a half-day insider's tour guided by a renowned soccer journalist. You'll hear all about Brazil's victories and defeats, and kids can have their free kick game on the field. Call in advance as groups are limited to 13 people. Otherwise, check out the bronze statue of Hilderaldo Bellini outside the stadium, or even better, get a ticket for a local match. To visit Maracanã and get the most from your holiday in Rio de Janeiro, create itinerary details personal to you using our Rio de Janeiro holiday planner.
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  • To meet the stadium only on days of games, other than that there is no access, besides the stadium is in the northern part of the city, the access is made.
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  • Must-see for those coming to town that game. The temple, the history, grandeur and modern now.
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  • We went and it was closed for remodelacions but we could appreciate outside and I me cole there to see some things and got going, they were remodeling but it is huge once adentro... no doubt again and will I it appreciate.
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  • Wonderful historic stadium to watch football (soccer) and get some idea of how important it is to Brazilians! The crowd can be rowdy but mostly confine themselves to singing songs. The sections are divided so the fans of the two teams are separated. Make sure you buy a ticket to the right section (home team or visiting team) and do not wear clothes with the other team's colors! The roof covers almost all the seats (unless you are right near the field) so it is OK to go on a rainy day. Lots of police around so it is pretty safe, but it is still unwise to openly carry your smart phone or too much cash in your hands.
  • A great place to run, cycle and skate! There are always people exercising around the stadium. I've never had any problems there. There are vendors selling water, coconut water, snacks, beer. Well lit in the evening for cooler jogging. You can rent bicycles nearby. Of course very historical place! Many amazing events hosted here at Maracanã! Most recently the Olympics of course!
  • I am an indian but love this stadium, for opening & closing ceremony of rio2016 olympic game.
  • I am an Indian butt I love marcana stadium i future visit this stadium but I have not money ok thnx ....Rio
  • I love it as the openning and closing ceremonies of RIO 2016 were hoisted by this great Maracana