Sports Complexes in Rio de Janeiro

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Sports Complexes in Rio de Janeiro

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  • Elise S
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very difficult to get in. All fenced off and derelict. Just really sad. Dont expect much to see if you come to a conference and stay nearby at Rio Central.
    Written October 18, 2018
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  • KLE2013
    Centreville, VA3,680 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Adjacent to the Brazilian Cathedral of Football, Estadio do Maracana, is this site of Olympic indoor volleyball. The concrete structure with steeply tiered seating provided excellent sight lines for the matches. After a lengthy metro ride on line 1, fifteen stops from our apartment in Copa, and a 20-25 minute walk from the Sao Francis Xavier stop, we reached the stadium. The Brazilian love for volleyball was evident and the electric atmosphere and the high quality of play made for a memorable experience.
    Sadly the food offerings here were no better than the other Olympic venues, but the beer was cold and the hospitality of the hosts outstanding
    Written August 30, 2016
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  • LuizDutraNeto
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,621 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you speak Portuguese, check "Sesc Copacabana" theaters' programme and organize your visit. The "Sesc Copacabana" complex, besides a hotel, comprises two theaters: "Teatro de Arena" (the main theater) and "Sala Multiuso" (a smaller space). Both are famous among "cariocas" for the quality of plays and musicals staged. And principally, at popular prices. The theaters are in the middle of Copacabana ("Posto 4") and just between Rio's subway stations "Siqueira Campos" and "Cantagalo". Enjoy!
    Written September 18, 2018
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  • Chris L
    Manchester, UK1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    As far as I can see, the best option for getting involved in football and sport in Rio. Really friendly, welcoming, good competitive standard without being intimidating, nice mix of locals and foreigners/travellers. And, also, *super* well-organised, which is kind of a boring point but is actually really important - no annoying cancelled games, missing players, bibs, balls, etc. etc., just a reliable, good quality game every time. The atmosphere is nice and chilled but a hell of a lot of solid work goes on behind the scenes to make everything feel so easy for the players. I started playing in AtivoRio's weekly 11-a-side football matches soon after arriving in Rio, and stayed until I left Brazil five months later, so I feel like I can pretty reliably report that this is a great initiative, whether you're in Rio for a short time and want a one-off game, or whether, like me, you're looking for a more long term football fix. They also do great extra stuff like beach sports days and the odd away game if you're interested in that.
    Written February 6, 2016
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  • 109mac
    Brasília24 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    I visited on thursday, so the place was empty, like a desert, and the place seems to me and my husband kind of dangerous during the week, so, based on the reviews, the place seems to be a better tour for weekends.
    Written November 9, 2016
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  • Rodney C
    Hobart, Australia437 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Long walk through the park to the stadium. Entered from the lower level as the upper level was for the officials. A few stairs however the signage was good and easily found our seats. View was good and seats in front did not spoil the view. Swimming was excellent and the big screen was at one end only. Sound volume was a bit high. I expect to raise the enthusiasm. Toilets were plentiful and clean. Good experience.
    Written September 21, 2016
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  • Han W
    24 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perfect setting for a night on the town
    Good food great caipirinha and don't mind the waiters with the trays of food if you don't want it just say no
    Written August 3, 2016
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