Maracanã Stadium Tours

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Maracanã Stadium
The gigantic Maracanã Stadium (Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho) is one of the most iconic soccer temples in South America, built to open the 1950 World Cup. The site holds the record for the largest attendance at a World Cup Final thanks to the 199,854 paying spectators who crammed into the stadium in 1950 and also hosted the FIFA World Cup Final again in 2014 and the Rio Olympic Games in 2016. Officially known as Mário Filho Stadium but called Maracanã after the small river that runs alongside it, the arena is now a historical site dedicated to its former use as a world-class arena and event venue.

The Basics
Many half- and full-day Rio de Janeiro city tours include Maracanã as a drive-by feature or photo op. And while the stadium no longer offers the intense football experience native to Brazil, the sports museum inside the stadium offers exhibits featuring photographs, championship cups, and Pelé's famous No. 10 jersey. The legendary player scored his 1,000th goal on this hallowed field.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • Soccer buffs should book a VIP behind-the-scenes Maracanã stadium tour to visit the field, locker rooms, and bench areas.
  • The venue is wheelchair accessible.
  • The stadium museum is open daily and charges a small admission fee.

How to Get There
The metro will take you to Estacio Maracanã, from where it is only a short walk to the stadium.

When to Get There
Aside from rare events, access to the stadium is via official scheduled tours.

Music at Maracanã
The stadium has hosted an array of concerts throughout the years, including performances by Tina Turner, Frank Sinatra, Madonna, and Paul McCartney.
Address: Rua Professor Eurico Rabelo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Maracanã Stadium Entrance Ticket with Guided Tour Option

Get an inside glimpse into Brazil’s most iconic stadium by booking your admission ticket to Maracanã Stadium in advance, an activity guaranteed to appeal to football fans. Opt to explore the venue, which has played host to football matches during the World Cup and Olympics, independently or on an hourly guided tour. Visit the locker room and press conference room, step onto the pitch, and admire trophies and artifacts that pay testament to the stadium’s history.
  • Duration: 40 to 60 minutes
  • Duration: 40 to 60 minutes
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Full Day in Rio: Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, Maracana and Selaron with Lunch

Get an overview of Rio's most important sights during this comprehensive 8-hour tour. With a local guide, travel through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras to board transportation to the top of Corcovado, home of the Christ the Redeemer statue. Take the cable car from Urca up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, then eat lunch at one of the city's best steakhouses before visits to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included. 
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Soccer Match

Attend a soccer match in Rio during your stay. With a local guide, join the thousands of enthusiastic fans at one of the city's stadiums to cheer on a local team. Learn the local cheers and fight songs and get informative commentary from your guide on the history and traditions of 'futbol' in Rio. This experience includes a general admission ticket and round-trip transportation from your hotel.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Maracanã Stadium Birthday Experience Tour

Throw a birthday party to remember, for you or the kids, at the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. This 3-hour experience includes catering from the stadium and activities for all ages. Kids can play on the field and try to score some goals and adults can tour the stadium. Guests also receive a courtesy photo for up to six children, a perfect keepsake from a great party.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Full Day Complete Tour of Rio de Janeiro

Get an overview of Rio's most important sights during this comprehensive 8-hour tour. With a local guide, visit Copacabana beach, Botafogo beach and Palácio Guanabara. Travel through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras on the way up Corcovado to see the Christ the Redeemer statue. Take the cable car from Urca up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, then eat lunch at one of the city's best steakhouses before visits to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro City Essentials Including Corcovado and Sugar Loaf

Tour Rio de Janeiro your way, with a private car and driver, during this fully customizable tour. Choose the landmarks and attractions that you want to visit, such as Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Selarón Steps, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the city's famous beaches. Learn about the food, language, culture and history of the city and its inhabitants from your informative local guide while you explore. Round trip transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned private vehicle is included.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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Private Full-Day Tour: Rio de Janeiro's Main Landmarks

Get a comprehensive overview of Rio de Janeiro during this 8-hour private tour. With a dedicated local guide, hit all the important sites in town, like Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer Statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the famous beaches and the historic downtown area. Customize your itinerary to reflect your interests and enjoy informative commentary and personal attention from your guide along the way. Travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle that fits up to 4 passengers. Round-trip transportation from your Rio hotel is included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Rio de Janeiro in One Day Private Tour

Get a personalized introduction to sprawling Rio de Janeiro on a private, full-day tour that covers the famous beaches, landmarks and cuisine of Brazil's most vibrant city. Skip the stress of getting around on your own and let a private guide whisk you around to highlights like the Christ the Redeemer statue, Tijuca Forest, and the Maracana football stadium. See the famous beaches of Copacabana, ride the Sugar Loaf cable car, dig into lunch at a Brazilian steakhouse, and more.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Highlights of Rio Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Tick off all the attractions on your Rio de Janeiro must-see list on this full-day tour. With transportation included and a guide in the lead, you'll make good time on visits to the city's highlights, including the Selaron steps, the main Rio cathedral, the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado, and Sugar Loaf Mountain. Gondola ride and lunch included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Full- Day City Tour: Christ Redeemer , Sugar Loaf and Downtown

Get an overview of Rio's most important sights during this comprehensive 8.5-hour tour. With a local guide, visit Copacabana beach, Botafogo beach and Palácio Guanabara. Travel through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras for views on the way up to Corcovado and the Christ the Redeemer statue. Ascend to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, then eat lunch at one of the city's best steakhouses before visits to Maracanã Stadium, the Lapa Arches and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tour

Fly over Rio's landmarks in a helicopter during this 1-hour tour from Rio de Janeiro. During the 9-10 minutes of flight time, get aerial views of the Rio skyline, Copacabana Beach and Guanabara Bay. See the spectacular granite peaks of both Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado Mountain, as well as an up-close view of the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio With Pickup and Drop-Off

Explore Rio de Janeiro on this all-day customizable private tour with a guide. Whether you want to see the city’s popular attractions or places off the beaten path, your guide will be able to recommend the best spots, as well as ways to beat the crowds. The itinerary is based on your interests and is completely flexible. The tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Rio accommodations or from the cruise port or airport.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Hop-on Hop-off Rio Line Bus Tour

Discover the best of Rio at your own pace with this hop-on hop-off bus ticket. Select from a list of attractions including Ipanema Beach, Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado Mountain, and Maracana Stadium. Listen to commentary on board the bus to learn more about each location and explore each attraction for as long as you’d like on this flexible tour.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Passion & Culture Private tour (football, carnival and cachaça)

This full-day itinerary includes private tours of Maracanã stadium and the Sambadrome parade venue, so visitors to Rio can get an introduction to two Brazilian cultural institutions: football and Carnival. With hotel transport and a personal guide on hand to share information and history, you’ll gain a better understanding of the Cariocas (Rio’s residents) than going alone. You’ll even have a chance to order the national dish and drink (own expense).
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
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Full Day Rio de Janeiro Tour

Embark on a comprehensive tour of Rio de Janeiro's top attractions and landmarks in one day. During this 9-hour tour, follow your guide to Christ the Redeemer Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Sambadromo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and other highlights. All entrance fees, lunch, and round-trip transportation from South Zone hotels are included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Rio Day Tour

If you’re visiting Rio de Janeiro for the first time, orient yourself on a comprehensive sightseeing tour. Ideal for travelers with limited time, this tour covers Rio highlights such as Copacabana Beach (Praia de Copacabana), Statue of Christ Redeemer (Cristo Redentor), and Selaron Staircase (Escadaria Selaron). Plus, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included for added convenience.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full Day Tour in Rio

Visit all the must-see attractions in Rio de Janeiro in a single day: A historical and magical city that gathers incredible adventures and places such as Christ The Redeemer Statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, Selarón Steps, Maracanã Stadium, Sambadrome, Metropolitan Cathedral, and lunch at Brazilian best steakhouses. Includes comfortable roundtrip transportation with A/C.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Sugar Loaf and City Tour

Ideal for travelers with limited time in Rio de Janeiro, this private 4-hour tour provides a comprehensive overview of the city. Alongside a local guide, you’ll take a panoramic tour of downtown Rio and visit landmarks including Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro Cathedral, and the Sambadrome. Check off one of the Marvelous City’s most popular attractions and ascend Sugar Loaf Mountain in a cable car for spectacular views of land and sea. On this private tour, which includes hotel pickup and drop-off, you’ll receive undivided attention from your guide.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Highlights of Rio

Enjoy this exciting 5 hour tour by visiting the most important sights of Rio all in one day. Visit the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer, take a gondola up the Sugarloaf Mountain, drive downtown with a panoramic view, visit the main Cathedral Church, Selarón Staircase in lapa,Maracanã Stadium and much more. Transport by air-conditioned minivan . Tickets to main attractions included.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
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Rio Sightseeing Tour with Corcovado & Half or Full Day Options

Be one of the first visitors at the Christ the Redeemer Statue in the morning for mesmerizing views. Choose to continue and visit the Sugar Loaf Mountain, or choose a full day tour to see the Maracanã Stadium, Selarón Steps, the cathedral and much more.
  • Duration: 3 to 8 hours
  • Duration: 3 to 8 hours
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Christ the Redeemer and Rio de Janeiro City Tour

Combine many of Rio's top sights, including the Christ the Redeemer statue, in a half-day tour in Rio. You'll also visit Copacabana, Ipanema, the Sambadromo, and other landmarks. Entrance fees and round-trip transportation included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Maracanã Behind the Scenes

Explore the ins and outs of Maracanã Stadium on a guided tour, perfect for soccer fans. Hit all the highlights of the stadium, renovated in 2014 for the FIFA World Cup, including the team bench, the locker rooms, and the VIP press box. Travel with a small group of just 14 people or fewer, which ensures personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions of your guide. Round-trip transportation available from select hotels.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Full-Day Rio de Janeiro Customized Private Guided Tour

Take your Rio de Janeiro sightseeing experience into your own hands on this 8-hour customizable, private tour of the Marvelous City. Alongside a ‘carioca’ (Rio de Janeiro resident) and personal driver, you’ll tick off top Rio attractions chosen by you. Personalize your itinerary according to your interests and only visit the sites you wish to see: your guide tailors the tour according to preferred themes, such as food, history, or sport, and offers undivided attention throughout. Pickup and drop-off from your Ro de Janeiro hotel are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Rio de Janeiro in One Day City Tour Including Lunch

Get a comprehensive introduction to Rio de Janeiro’s iconic attractions on this full-day city tour with an informative guide. Start your packed itinerary atop Corcovado mountain, site of the Christ the Redeemer statue (Cristo Redentor). Discover World Cup history at Maracana Stadium and imagine Carnival at the Sambodromo. After a ride on the cable car to Sugar Loaf Mountain for aerial views, visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and renowned beaches of Rio. Lunch at a 'churrascaria' (Brazilian steakhouse) is included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Tijuca Rainforest Hiking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Hike through Tijuca National Park's rainforest on this 6-hour eco-tour from Rio. Follow your local adventure guide to Pico da Tijuca, the highest peak in Rio, to see remarkable views of Rio and Guanabara Bay. As you walk, listen to engaging facts from your guide about the history, flora and fauna of the rainforest. This moderate 1.5-hour hike is an active and educational way to explore Rio's surroundings and the tour includes round-trip transportation from Rio hotels.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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