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Estadio Beira Rio Football Stadium

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Where is Estadio Beira Rio
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Estadio Beira Rio Stadium
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Estádio Beira-Rio : 
Estadio Beira-Rio is located in Porto Alegre in the southern part of Brazil. It is home to a famous local club – Sport Club Internacional. This stadium will host 5 matches in FIFA 2014. This is the largest football ground in South Brazil and is officially known as Estadio Jose Pinheiro Borda (nickname - “Gigante do Beira-Rio”). This stadium was officially opened in the year 1969. Major revamping to Estadio Beira-Rio has been done by the club itself through the ‘A Giant for all time’ program. Some of the features worth mentioning include turnstile areas, ramps, and a metal roof for covering the stands. At the end of enhancement of facilities, the stadium will have 51,300 seats. Some of the enhancements after renovation are imported Bermuda Green from the USA, four box offices with sixty eight booths, 81 toilets, 70 executive suites along with 55 skyboxes, two 100m² each video screens, and 5,500 car parking. Estádio Beira-Rio is situated between Avenida Padre Cacique Avenue and the river Guaíba. You will find many hotels and good eating/drinking places. Whether budget or luxury accommodation, you will find everything here.

About the City : 
Porto Alegre is the largest city of Rio Grande do Sul, whose population is more than 1,509,939. In fact, this makes it one of the most populous cities of Brazil. This city is an important place from all aspects – economically, politically, and culturally. In Brazil, Porto Alegre is an important commercial and industrial center. Some of the products that are exported by this place are leather, canned beef, and agricultural items like rice and soyabeans.

The average temperature of this place on an annual basis is 19.5°C. During winter season, temperature dips below zero and snowfall also takes place. Porto Alegre has provided quality life to its people, as evident from its Human Development Index.

How to Reach : 
This stadium is located on the banks of Guaíba river and is located 3.5 kms from the historic center of Porto Alegre. You will find all kinds of bus services from here. Some of the buses you will find on the route include the ones having the numbers R1, R3, R5, 187, 188, 184, 179, 173, 171, 165, 1491, 111, 110, and 149.

World Cup Matches at Estádio Beira-Rio : 
Five games will be played in this stadium during FIFA World Cup 2014. Schedule of these 5 games are given here:
  • On 15th June 2014, the match will commence at 4 p.m. between Team 3 and Team 4 of Group E
  • On 18th June 2014, the match will commence at 1 p.m. between Team 4 and Team 2 of Group B
  • On 22nd June 2014, the match will commence at 2 p.m. between Team 4 and Team 2 of Group H
  • On 25th June 2014, the match will commence at 2 p.m. between Team 4 and Team 1 of Group F
  • On 30th June 2014, the match will commence at 5 p.m. between Team 1G and 2H

Ticket Price : 
Prices of tickets vary on the basis of section, category, and date. Ticket prices vary from $598 to $1,104.

Last Updated : 27 November 2013