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Where is Arena da Baixada
Description : Know where is Arena da Baixada, the football stadium located in Curitiba, Brazil. Disclaimer

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Arena da Baixada
  • Curitiba
  • Arena da Baixada (37,634 seats)
  • Matches:
  • Group F – Iran vs Nigeria
  • Group E – Honduras vs Ecuador
  • Group B – Australia vs Spain
  • Group H – Algeria vs Russia

Arena da Baixada : 
Arena da Baixada stadium, also known as Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarãe, was officially opened on June 20, 1999. Arena da Baixada underwent a complete redevelopment, as per FIFA guidelines, after it was selected in 2009 as one of the venues for World Cup 2014 matches. Its capacity has been increased from 30,000 to 43,900 seats, after renovation.

Arena da Baixada is considered to be the most advanced stadiums in Brazil as it is equipped with a central surveillance system along with free Wi-Fi system. According to the schedule, four matches will be held during World Cup 2014, organized in Brazil. CYD, Schlaich Bergermann and Partner, etc. are the constructors of Arena da Baixada and the main designer/architect is Carlos Arcos.

About the City : 
Arena da Baixada stadium is located in Curitiba, Brazil. This is the capital and largest city of the state of Parana. ‘Curitiba’ which means ‘Pine Nut Land’is one of the most populous cities of Brazil. Curitiba is best known for having one of the best public transports, strong innovative culture, and sustainable development. One of the greatest aspects of this city is that a diverse mix of people with varied culture cohabits here in harmony. Two celebrated football clubs in Curitiba are Clube Atletico Paranaense and Coritiba Foot Ball Club, who are the main reasons of football frenzy in this wonderful city, other than World Cup.
The services sector accounts for maximum contribution to the economy (65.84%) of the city, followed by industry (34.13%) and agriculture (0.03%). Some of the essential aspects of the economic growth include tourism, finance, and car manufacturing. In Brazil, Curitiba is the 2nd largest car manufacturing city. In the last 30 years, this city has grown by over 7%, which is significantly higher than the national average of 4.2%. In fact, the per capita income of Curitiba is 66% higher than the national average of Brazil.

How to Reach : 
Arena da Baixada stadium is located almost at the center of Curitiba. If your hotel is in one of the principal avenues of the city, Avenida Sete de Setembro, it is just a few minutes’ walk from there. The stadium is approximately 2.5 kms away from the central bus or train station. So, it is never difficult to reach the stadium, no matter where you are located.

World Cup Matches at Arena da Baixada : 
Four matches of 2014 Football World Cup will be hosted at Arena da Baixada, Curitiba:
  • On 16th June 2014, the match will commence at 4 p.m. between Team 3 and Team 4 of Group F
  • On 20th June 2014, the match will commence at 5 p.m. between Team 4 and Team 2 of Group E
  • On 23rd June 2014, the match will commence at 1 p.m. between Team 4 and Team 1 of Group B
  • On 26th June 2014, the match will commence at 5 p.m. between Team 2 and Team 3 of Group H

Ticket Price : 
Prices of tickets vary on the basis of section, category, and date. Ticket prices vary from $598.00 to $1,160.

Last Updated : 27 November 2013