Venues
Teams
Matches
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64
Average venue capacity
Largest venue
Smallest venue
49,896 seats
Maracanã (71,159 seats)
Arena da Baixada (37,634 seats)

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South-East Coast

(5 venues)

Rio de Janeiro

Maracanã (71,159 seats)

Transport
Maracanã station on metro line 2 (5 km from centre, 12km from Copacabana). 
Hotels
Hotels near Maracanã. | Hotels Copacabana | Hotels Ipanema | Hotels Rio
Things to do
Copacabana & Ipanema beach | Cristo RedentorPão de Açúcar | Catedral
Airports: Rio de Janeiro Galeão Intl Airport (16 km)

São Paulo

Arena de São Paulo (59,955 seats)

Transport
Corinthians-Itaquera station on metro line 3 (18 km from centre).
Hotels
Hotels near Arena São Paulo. | Hotels Centro | Hotels Paulista | Hotels S. Paulo
Things to do
Centro | Museu de Arte | Ibirapuera Park | Av. Paulista | Pacaembu | Morumbi
Airports: Guarulhos (23 km) | Congonhas (27 km) | Viracopos (108 km)

Belo Horizonte

Mineirão (56,091 seats)

Transport
Taxi, or bus 64 or 2004 (9 km from centre).
Hotels
Hotels near Mineirao | Hotels Centro | Hotels Pampulha | Hotels Belo Horizonte
Things to do
Centro | Pampulha | Mangabeiras Park | Estádio Independência
Airports: Tancredo Neves Intl Airport (29 km) Pampulha Airport (2 km)

Porto Alegre

Estádio Beira-Rio (42,153 seats)

Transport
By foot, taxi, or one of the many local buses (3.5 km from centre)
Hotels
Hotels near Beira-Rio | Hotels Porto Alegre
Things to do
Centro | Farroupilha Park | Usina do Gasômetro | Grêmio Arena
Airports: Salgado Filho Intl Airport (12 km)

Curitiba

Arena da Baixada (37,634 seats)

Transport
By foot or local buses (e.g. bus 203 – 2.5 km from centre).
Hotels
Hotels near Arena da Baixada | Hotels Centro | Hotels Batel.
Things to do
Centro | Jardim Botânico | Torre Panorâmica | Estádio Couto Pereira 
Airports: Afonso Pena International Airport (16 km)

North-East Coast

(4 venues)

Fortaleza

Arena Castelão (57,747 seats)

Transport
Taxi or local buses (e.g. bus 666 – 10 km from centre).
Hotels
Hotels near Castelão | Hotels Centro | Hotels Iracema | Hotels Praia do Futuro.
Things to do
Dragão do Mar | Iracema beach | Praia do Futuro beach
Airports: Pinto Martins International Airport (5 km)

Natal

Arena das Dunas (39,304 seats)

Transport
Taxi or local buses (24, 33, 35, 42, 43, and 66 – 7 km from Ponta Negra).
Hotels
Hotels near Arena das Dunas | Hotels Ponta Negra | Hotels Praia do Meio.
Things to do
Forte Reis Magos | Parque das Dunas | Morro do Careca | Ponta Negra beach
Airports: Augusto Severo International Airport (12 km)

Recife

Arena Pernambuco (40,605 seats)

Transport
Taxi or local buses (18 km from centre, 25 km from Boa Viagem)
Hotels
Hotels Boa Viagem | Hotels Recife.
Things to do
Centro | Boa Viagem beach | Olinda | Porto de Galinhas beach | Itamaracá
Airports: Recife International Airport (21 km)

Salvador

Arena Fonte Nova (49,280 seats)

Transport
By foot from the historic centre (eastern edge of centre).
Hotels
Hotels near Arena Fonte Nova & Centro | Pituba hotels | Rio Vermelho hotels
Things to do
Pelourinho | Elevador Lacerda | Porto da Barra beach | Taipus de Fora beach
Airports: International Airport Dep Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (27 km)

Central Inland

(3 venues)

Brasilia

Estádio Nacional de Brasilia (65,702 seats)

Transport
By foot, taxi, or local buses (western end of Eixo Monumental).
Hotels
Hotels near Estádio Nacional de Brasilia | Hotels Brasilia.
Things to do
Eixo Monumental | Congresso Nacional | Catedral Metropolitano | Pirenopolis
Airports: Brasilia International Airport (15 km)

Cuiaba

Arena Pantanal (39,553 seats)

Transport
By foot, taxi, or local buses (3 km from centre).
Hotels
Hotels in Cuiabá.
Things to do
Centro | Praça de República | Pantanal | Chapada dos Guimarães
Airports: Marechal Rondon International Airport (7 km)

Manaus

Arena da Amazônia (39,573 seats)

Transport
Taxi or local buses (5 km from centre).
Hotels
Hotels near Arena da Amazonia | Hotels Centro | Hotels Ponta Negra.
Things to do
Teatro Amazonas | Ponta Negra Beach | Amazon river & rainforest
Airports: Eduardo Gomes Intl Airport (7 km)

 

Photo credits: São Paulo – Júlio Boaro | Belo Horizonte – Luís Guilherme | Curitiba – Eugeni Dodonov | Porto Alegre – Editorial J | Fortaleza – Fora do Eixo | Natal – Eduardo Loureiro | Recife – Guilherme Jófili | Salvador – Jay Woodworth | Brasilia – Mayra F. | Cuiabá – Dizão Gonçalves | Manaus – Lukas AM