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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Additional measures might be added to our list of procedures as we receive guidance from the local health and safety authorities and as more information becomes available. And some of these restrictions might be lifted at some point in the future if we are authorized to do so by local authorities
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Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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    Maracana
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Discover the legendary Maracana and get behind the scenes of the most important stadium in Brazil. After hotel pickup, travel with your guide to Estadio Jornalista Mario Filho, aka Maracanã Stadium, constructed in 1950 to host the World Cup. Celebrated at the time as the largest stadium in the world, the site has since been popularized as the Maracanã, after the vociferous parrots that flocked to the area. Follow your guide into the impressive stadium and learn about the renovations made for the 2014 World Cup. Peek into press areas and get a good look inside the locker rooms, with T-shirts of famous players lining the walls, and watch video clips of awe-inspiring goals that have given the Maracanã iconic stature. Mosey over to the team benches and admire the same vantage of the expansive field enjoyed by players of Brazil’s best teams, Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense and Vasco. Listen to how thousands poured into the stadium to pay respects to Garrincha, a futebol legend, whose remains were brought to the Maracanã. Imagine the roar of 183,000 fanatical fans during Pele’s 1,000th goal here, and their collective heartbreak when Brazil lost the final match of the 1950 World Cup. Finally, play out your fantasies and amble up the very ramp that players use to walk out onto the field, before enjoying transport back to your hotel.
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Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off to/from most hotels located in Rio's South Zone
  • Ticket to the Visit through Maracanã Stadium
  • Entry/Admission - Maracana
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat in case it’s hot
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Catriona A wrote a review May 2018
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The tour itself lasted about an hour but it's really only four stops -- the entrance hall, a locker room, the stadium, and then a press room. The guides provided a little history, but for the most part, we were left on our own. This is not like stadium tours in the US where you
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Date of experience: March 2018
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