Estadio Monumental "U"

Key facts

Club: Club Universitario Deportes | Opening: 2000 | Capacity: 80,000

History and description

Estadio Monumental “U” got built to provide Club Universitario with a larger and more modern home. It officially opened on the 2nd of July 2000 with a match between Universitario and Sporting Cristal.

Estadio Monumental “U” has regularly hosted matches of the Peruvian national team, however not since the redevelopment of Estadio Nacional was completed in 2011.

Getting there

Estadio Monumental “U” is located on the western edge of the city of Lima at about 13 kilometres from Lima’s historic centre and 15 kilometres from the more upscale Miraflores area.

There is no easy transport connection to the stadium, so either take a taxi or inquire locally about buses that can get you to the stadium (though expect to have to change once or twice).

Address: Av. Prolongación Javier Prado Este Cuadra 77, Ate, Lima

Tickets

Tickets for Universitario matches can be bought via the Teleticket sales outlets at the Wong and Metro stores, of which there are various in the Miraflores and San Isidro areas.

Ticket prices depend on the opponent, but tickets for the northern terrace typically cost S 10.00 or  S 15.00, those for the east stand S 25.00, and those for the west stand S 40.00 or S 45.00.

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Relevant Internet links

Perú.info – Lima section of the official Peru travel website.
Cruzdelsur.com.pe – Website of the Cruz del Sur bus company.