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Estadio Centenario

Av. Doctor Americo Ricaldoni | Parque Batle, Montevideo 11604, Uruguay
+598 2487 2059
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Good for soccer fans

This is totally not my thing but my soccer-playing preteen loved it and I loved that he loved it... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Harbridgetrek
via mobile
For football fans

I’m Belgian and the Belgian national football team took part in the very first world championship... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Lievenhx
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Av. Doctor Americo Ricaldoni | Parque Batle, Montevideo 11604, Uruguay
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This is totally not my thing but my soccer-playing preteen loved it and I loved that he loved it. We had a short stop there, snapped a few pics and moved on.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I’m Belgian and the Belgian national football team took part in the very first world championship which was held here so I wanted to visit. We paid extra for the Torre de Homenaje which provides an excellent view over Montevideo. The exhibition is interesting for...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

To stand in the stadium that hosted the first World Cup final 87 years ago was something special. I would recommend to any football fan. It would only be better to see the stadium fully packed out in the middle of a football match. The...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Estadio Centenario is the Athens School of football. The first ever World Cup final was played in this stadium and after 87 years, it is still standing on its legs strong. The graffitis on the wall and memorials should be examined carefully to understand this...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

If you are in Montevideo you must go visit the Estadio Centenario. The visit will take you about 1 hr if you do the whole tour including the tower and the museum. The building is old (built in 1930) but full of history. It was...More

Thank ViajeroNJ
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

The stadium was built between 1929 and 1930 to host the 1930 FIFA World Cup, as well as to commemorate the centennial of Uruguay's first constitution. It is listed by FIFA as one of the football world's classic stadiums. In 1983 it was declared by...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Even if you don't tour the stadium, it's worth a quick photo stop if your time is limited in Montevideo.

Thank mikesierra
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Any soccer fan with any level of interest will find this stadium to be a great place to stop. The history involved in the stadium is significant because Uruguayans do love soccer. The museum part is somewhat interesting as well. The view of the entire...More

Thank australianshepard
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Any respectable football (soccer) fan will appreciate this stadium. It was built to host the 1930 FIFA World Cup, It is listed by FIFA as one of the football world's classic stadiums and was declared by FIFA as the only historical monument of World Football,...More

Thank Timmy B
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

We got to walk up to the entrance of this stadium.. we heard about the 100 year history, hence its name, and got a quick glance inside... it's very large and impressive!!!

Thank gary c
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