Parque do Sabia, Uberlandia

The biggest stadium in the Mina Gerais countryside with a capacity of 50,000 people, Parque do Sabia is a must see for the soccer pilgrim. It is the home of Uberlandia Esporte Clube and Clube Atletico Portal and currently only hosts soccer matches. Although the stadium’s full capacity is 50,000, its record attendance is 80,000 for an inaugural match between Brazil and Ireland in 1982. The game attracted almost twice as many fans as the seats can hold, so fans stood shoulder to shoulder as they cheered on their home team. Its name was changed from Parque do Sabia to Estádio Municipal João Havelange in 1995, but the change wasn’t popular with fans who continue to call it Parque do Sabia. Buy tickets to a game early and you may be able to experience the intensity of the stands for yourself.  By using our Uberlandia road trip planning site , you can arrange your visit to Parque do Sabia and other attractions in Uberlandia.
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  • I loved the Park in your extension, well maintained and with ample recreational opportunities, from groceries, trails, Aquarius and everything. Very good indeed!
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  • Pretty green, great area for hiking and a dam good to sit on the edge and stay there. I just hated the Aquarium, the fish are in a tiny place and the Park has infrastructure conditions for this goof.
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  • Very good Park to race, with lots of green, a lot of structure of kiosks. Recommend, because to be next to the Green makes physical activity more enjoyable!
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  • Nice place to come. You can do a lot of activities. Place for everybody. Free parking and places to eat something small.
  • A beautiful place to take pictures, run and visit.
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  • Lovely place to relax and fitness practice.
  • The leisurely retreat for uberlandenses all around. Great space, if poorly used and managed, but in continuous evolution.

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