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Estadio Olimpico Nilton Santos

Rua Jose dos Reis, 425 | Engenho de Dentro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 21 2597 9775
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“botafogo” (9 reviews)
“athletics” (2 reviews)
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Rua Jose dos Reis, 425 | Engenho de Dentro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to catch the Brazilian cup semi final between Botafogo and Flamengo! The stadium entry was managed brilliantly segregating the 2 sets of fans! The atmosphere was electric all night from hours before the game and that was for a 0-0 draw!...More

Thank BLP86
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Home of Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, the Olympic Stadium held the Summer Olympic Games Rio 2016. An amazing building customized with Botafogo's colors black and white. Botafogo is also the most traditional team in Brazil, tha had some of the most brilliant players in...More

Thank EduardoSucupira2014
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Nilton Santos is the home of Botafogo Football Club located in Meier nearby train station, bus stops and taxis spot. A beautiful olympic stadium with merchandising inside, lot of toilets and snack bars.

Thank Gian C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The 2016 Olympic stadium that is Botafogo football clubs home stadium. It has been renovated since the the Olympics so reduced capacity but you can very much still recognise it. I went to a Botafogo game and it wasn't a huge game but it was...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere even though we were cheering for the visiting team. It could improve on the food sold at the venue not a lot of variety. Try Uber instead of taxis! Way cheaper

Thank Omar R
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Easy acess by metro and train. It´s better to arrive earlier because the lines take time to enter in the stadium.

Thank Ana Emilia M
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived by train which was on time. Platform was clean and easy walking to the stadium. Toilets were inside the entry area so be prepared for a wait. When inside the stadium grounds are spacious and tidy. Seating was ok however I found the seat...More

1  Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This stadium hosted athletics during the Rio 2016 Games. I visited on three separate occasions, sitting in different areas each time and the views were all great. It is easy to get to using the metro and train, however the surrounding area is not great.

1  Thank CdnTravelGal79
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This stadium held the Athletics during Rio 2016 Summer Games. It is very nice inside and Bolt won his last three golden medals here. It usually have soccer games (not the most important), but it can be a good alternative in case there is no...More

1  Thank Alexandre P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We enjoyed watching the track and field here during the Olympics. From what we were told Botofogo plays here at other times. Decent stadium but lacks all the modern creature comforts one finds at new stadiums like pubs, restaurants, plenty of restrooms etc.

Thank TheTravelPirate
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