Estadio Centenario, Montevideo

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The site of the first World Cup final, Estadio Centenario is the only historical monument of World Football, which makes it the only venue of its kind in the world. Finished five days after the beginning of the 1930 World Cup, the stadium originally had the capacity to hold almost 100,000 spectators. Today, the classic venue welcomes up to 74,000 visitors to matches played by the national team. The stadium also includes a museum exhibiting century-old jerseys and other objects that once belonged to notable Uruguayan athletes. To visit Estadio Centenario on your holiday in Montevideo, and find out what else Montevideo has to offer, use our Montevideo trip itinerary maker site .
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  • Visit the monument of Fifa is a must-see in Montevideo, ideal to go with friends; the entries are of value accessible.
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  • Simple stage, seems são Januário in Rio. But it's worth knowing the history. I didn't get a chance to see a game, but it must be nice to experience
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  • Visit the centenary Stadium in family! Picturesque and very good activity in the days of the selection matches. The stadium boasts a Museum and is itself a historical monument
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  • This stadium is one of a kind, still bears it's old and classic architecture way back since 1930. A lot of history is attached to this stadium. Never to forget that it hosted the inaugural edition of World Cup..,!!
  • Its the best soccer stadium that you are going to find here in Uruguay.
  • The stadium is surrounded by green areas. You will enjoy walking around.
  • It is the home of the first World Cup competition in 1930!! Worth to see!!!
  • In bad shape but fine art deco design

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