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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We simply had to catch a game whilst in Brazil and the only possibility was a local derby between Botafogo and Flamengo. Great atmosphere and amazing experience. Getting tickets was difficult, we had to run around botafogo a bit asking for directions from the club...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DannyT90125
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I had an amazing time here! I'm not a football fan, but couldn't pass the opportunity to see a game in South America. It was close to the highlight of my trip! The atmosphere was just electric, and it helped that Botafogo won! The chanting...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank travellin-28
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ginerochi
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank cooker3000
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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.

Date of experience: January 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank rodneyc692
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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