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Estádio Independência: Today. Directions, Tickets, Address, Map, Pitch (2022)

It officially opened on July 3rd, 1966 and has been the home of América ever since. The Estádio Independência was built to provide American football club América with a new and modern home. It officially opened on July 3rd, 1966 and has been their home stadium ever since.

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Nicole Sommer - Soccer expert Last updated: Saturday, 02.July 2022 — 3min read

History and description

The new stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000 and is located in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. The Estádio Raimundo Sampaio was built in order to provide América with a new and modern home. It replaced the old Estádio Independência, which had stood since 1950. The new stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000 people and is located in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. The new stadium was completed in early 2013.

The stadium had a capacity of 51,000 for the match and was built on a cost of $37 million. The Estadio Independência officially opened on 25 April 2012 with a friendly between América and Argentine side Argentinos Juniors. The stadium has a capacity of 51,000 and was built on a cost of $37 million.

Mineirão, the other major stadium in Belo Horizonte, was still closed at that time due to ongoing renovation works, which meant that both Atlético and Cruzeiro used the stadium for their home matches.

Atlético did not come to an agreement with Mineirão on the rental terms, so the club moved into Independência while making plans to build a new stadium themselves, the Arena MRV, in the west of Belo Horizonte.

How to get to Estadio Independencia

The stadium is located northeast of downtown Belo Horizonte, about 4 kilometers from the central Praça da Liberdade square and just over 2 kilometers from the Praça da Estação square. The walk from the Praça da Estação to the stadium can be made in under 30 minutes. Alternatively, catch a metro to Estação Horto Florestal, which is a 5 to 10-minute walk away from the stadium. Belo Horizonte currently only have one metro line, and there are several stops in downtown where you can board.

Alternatively, one can take bus 9211 (towards Praça da Bandeira/Praça XV) to the stadium. There are various options for getting to the stadium by bus. From Ave Joao Pinheiro (downtown), for example, one can take bus 9105 (towards Bh Shopping) or 9106 (towards Serra) to the stadium. Alternatively, one can take bus 9211 (towards Praça da Bandeira/Praça XV) to the stadium.

Both buses will take one to two hours and cost around R$5.00. One can take bus 9205 (towards Nova Cintra) or 9414 (towards Joao Pinheiro) from the Avenida Amazonas, though bus numbers may change depending on the day of the week. Both buses will take one to two hours and cost around R$5.00.

Address: Rua Pitangui 3388 - Horto, Belo Horizonte

America Tickets

Tickets for América matches can be bought at the club office in the Ouro Preto area, at the Centauro store, and generally at the ticket windows of Estádio Independência. Tickets can be bought at the ticket windows of the stadium on the day of the match. América almost never sell out.

Tickets cost either R$20.00 for a seat behind the goal, or R$40.00 for a seat at one of the long sides.

Atletico Mineiro Tickets

Atletico Mineiro tickets can be bought online through Ingressosfacil.com.br. Prices for tickets to opposing teams range from R$ 30.00 to R$ 60.00.

Atletico may play high profile matches such as the local derby at the larger Mineirao.

Useful Internet links

The Official website of América Futebol Clube, Belohorizonte.mg.gov.br provides information about tourism in Belo Horizonte, while Bhtrans.pbh.gov.br offers public transport details for the city.

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