will leave the hotel towards the northern part of the city to visit the Estadio
Jornalista Mario Filho, or Maracanã, possibly one of the world's most famous
football stadiums. Built for the 1950 World Cup and revitalized for the 2014
World Cup, where it hosted the final matches of the championship, the Maraca
also hosts the glories of the Rio de Janeiro teams. Because it is a unique stadium
in the world of sport, which has already given emotions to so many people and
fans, the Maracanã is a must-see tourist attraction!
tour will begin with a visit to the outside of the stadium, where is the iconic
statue of Mauro Bellini, the captain of the Brazilian National Team. Entering
Maracanã, we will learn stories and curiosities about Brazilian football
through historical pieces and objects such as balls, shirts, soccer shoes, donated
by football stars like Pelé, Zico and Garrincha. In addition, we can visit the
locker room and the heating room, but the best part is at the end of the tour.
enter the access tunnel to the field feeling the cold in the belly that the
players feel in days of matches and step on the lawn of the stadium, fulfilling
the dream of millions of Brazilians. Still on the lawn, we can sit in the
reserve benches and climb to the Maracanã Mais sector seats, having the
experience that the fans have on the matchs days. Finally, we finished the tour
in the press conference room and returned to the hotel.