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Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro

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Tourist Spot Arena / Stadium
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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TripAdvisor
  • The stadium itself is really impressive after its major renovation and getting tickets for football matches there is easy and cheap, we had the reception at our hotel help us buy them. We went for a m...  more »
  • 1 of the most iconic and famous football stadiums in the world. I was absolutely determined to see a game while in Rio and I got lucky as they held the first game since the 2016 Olympics Flamengo vs S...  more »
  • I wanted to visit and went there but was told that the stadium is closed due to renovation. You can just see it from outside. That's it.  more »
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  • It's worth visiting here if you can come and check out football match. The energy is incredible, and the crowd is unforgettable.
  • Maracana Stadium was the place of very important events such as World Cups soccer matches/finals , Olympic Games Events and concerts. It is a place that you should visit if you love soccer!! Just be careful about the surroundings and metro stations as the stadium is located on a not very safe neighborhood.
  • i rember when i went here for the world cup and dear lord the fans were crazy i was mad at germany but still what a game to never forget GOTZEEEEEEE 113
  • 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.
  • Great stadium, historical land mark in Rio. Statue of Benini in front of the stadiu, actually called Mario Filho stadium after a famous journalist. It isn't possible to enter the stadium for a guided visit or to see the field due to political complications.