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Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
(3.9/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Estadio Centenario by using our Montevideo holiday planner.
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  • Visit business partners under the competition field in Office, received a stadium tour. Anywhere in the world for the first time held the football World Cup with the Museum. I think you simply take a look at if you like soccer.
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  • This is obviously a very important stage in the world for its history, it is old but it is huge! to my surprised me, you can visit the Museum, you have to pay but is worthwhile and is super easy to reach. Safety pin!
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  • The disclaimer read the comments left by other travelers on TripAdvisor were not enough to prevent disappointed me. In other words, I went with low expectations, but I was wrong. The Museum's two rooms with pictures and trophies ... many for regional competitions. Without any audiovisual feature ... no interactivity. The small path that leads to the outside very dirty and burglarized. Thought it was to get an official shirt ... but even that. Very few options of souvenir ... much less interesting than we saw in the fairgrounds.
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  • Símbolo del fútbol mundial
  • Inaugurated in 1930, the first FIFA World Cup was played here. Considered monument and place of interest.
  • Worth watching a match there. It's historical the stadium anyway.
  • Amazing stadium home for urugay's national team
  • Great historical stadium, nice view up from the tower. Museum has a lot of cool stuff, but it's very messy.