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Where is Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova
Description : Know where is Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, the football stadium located in Salvador, Brazil. Disclaimer

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Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova

Arena Fonte Nova : 
Arena Fonte Nova stadium is located in Salvador, Brazil. This stadium has a capacity of 52,048 seats with a maximum capacity of 55,000. This stadium was officially inaugurated on January 28, 1951 and is officially known as Complexo Esportivo Cultural Professor Octávio Mangabeira. This new stadium is built on the ruins of the earlier stadium that was demolished in 2010.

Arena Fonte Nova has a lightweight metal roof along with a complex around it, which houses concert hall, hotels, shops, car parks, a football museum, and a panoramic restaurant During the FIFA World Cup 2014, this stadium will host six matches in total among which four will be group matches, a round-16 match, and a quarter-final.

About the City : 
When the Portuguese first colonized Brazil, Salvador was the first city that they started with. One of the interesting aspects of its topography is the existence of High City (Cidade Alta) and Low City (Cidade Baixa). Elevador Lacerda, one of the most important sights of the city connects both parts. If you visit Salvador, you must visit Pelourinho, ultimate icon of the city as well as the famous historical center. UNESCO has regarded the colorful colonial buildings and the churches as a World Heritage Site. Must visit places of Salvador include Igreja de São Francisco, Solar do Unhão, Abaeté Park, Igreja do Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, Mercado Modelo, Largo do Pelourinho, and Museu Afro-Brasileiro.

Salvador is the third most populous city of Brazil with more than 3 million inhabitants and is also one of the most economically developed cities of the world. It is the capital of the state of Bahia, Brazil. The GDP of this place is R$ 36,744,670, as per 2010 estimates. The corresponding per capita figure is estimated to be R$ 13,728. One of the main income generators here is tourism. In fact, it is the 2nd most popular tourist destination of the country. As there are numerous avenues of merrymaking here in Salvador, this city is also called ‘Brazil's capital of happiness’. You can also find some important manufacturing units here including automobile factories.

How to Reach : 
Arena Fonte Nova is located in the eastern fringe of Salvador and is therefore at a walking distance from the center of the city.

World Cup Matches at Arena Fonte Nova : 
Six games will be played during the FIFA World Cup 2014 at Arena Fonte Nova : 
  • On 13th June 2014, the match will commence at 4 p.m. between Team 1 and Team 2 of Group B
  • On 16th June 2014, the match will commence at 1 p.m. between Team 1 and Team 2 of Group G
  • On 20th June 2014, the match will commence at 4 p.m. between Team 1 and Team 3 of Group E
  • On 25th June 2014, the match will commence at 1 p.m. between Team 2 and Team 3 of Group F
  • On 1st July 2014, the match will commence at 5 p.m. between 1H and 2G
  • On 5th July 2014, the match will commence at 5 p.m. between W51 and W52 (Quarter Final)

Ticket Price : 
Prices of tickets vary on the basis of section, category, and date. Ticket prices vary from $598 to $1,325.

Last Updated : 27 November 2013