What about having a full stadium tour day through the main stadiums of Rio de Janeiro? Visit the iconic Maracanã, São Januário and finish your day at Olympic Stadium!
First stop: Estádio do Maracanã. Feel like a football/soccer star entering the field on this 3-hour tour of the legendary Maracanã Stadium. See a collection of mementoes of the stars who made history in this temple of world football. Get ready for an exciting journey, exploring its history with video, sound and a variety of different experiences.
It is not every stadium that has seen 2 World Cup Finals! There is a lot of history here and excitement in the air. You don’t have to imagine how the world’s biggest football stars such as former players Zico, Pelé and Garrincha feel here, you can feel it too.
Second stop: Estádio São Januário, home to Vasco da Gama, it is the only football ground within Rio de Janeiro to be privately owned. With a capacity of 24,584, it is the smallest stadium in the city. The stadium is famous for being one of a handful of football/soccer stadiums in the world which contain the dug-outs and technical areas located behind one of the goals. Usually, these are always located at one side of the pitch near the half-way line.
Third Stop: Estádio Olímpico Nilton Santos, previously called João Havelange and often nicknamed Engenhão, was built for the 2007 Pan-American Games that were hosted by Rio de Janeiro. The stadium officially opened on the 30 June 2007 with a match between Botafogo and Fluminense. In 2015, the city of Rio allowed Botafogo to refer to the stadium as Estadio Nilton Santos, honouring their ex-player.
Last Stop: We will stop at Copacabana Beach, sit down in a bar and drink a beer to celebrate this amazing tour!
Get to know the best and behind scenes stories about the matches played in the stadium, visiting dressing rooms, press conference and entering on the pitch of this temple of football!