Pacaembu Stadium

Praca Charles Miller s/n, Sao Paulo

Estádio Municipal Paulo Machado de Carvalho, colloquially known as Estádio do Pacaembu (Portuguese pronunciation: [isˈtadʒiu du pakaẽˈbu]) is a football stadium in São Paulo, located in the Pacaembu neighborhood. The stadium is owned by the Municipal Prefecture of São Paulo. The stadium was inaugurated on 27 April 1940, in the presence of the Brazilian President Getúlio Vargas, the intervener Adhemar de Barros and the mayor of São Paulo, Prestes Maia. The stadium holds 40,199 people and its pitch dimensions are 104 m of length by 70 m of width. The stadium is named after Paulo Machado de Carvalho. He was the 1958 FIFA World Cup Brazilian delegation chief, the founder of Rede Record, one of the largest television networks in Brazil and was known as "Marechal da Vitória" (Marshal of Victory). Pacaembu is frequently used to host home matches of the Big 4 football clubs of the State of São Paulo, of which Corinthians, Palmeiras and São Paulo are based in the capital city itself, and only Santos is based in a different city. This occurs when the clubs must cede their own stadiums for concerts, or when reforms are being made. In the case of Santos, Pacaembu is also used when the club requires a site with a higher seating capacity for a particular match, given the low capacity of their own stadium.
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  • Eduardo Queiroz

    - 03 August 2018 -

    Melhor é mais bem localizado estádio de São Paulo. Possui acesso para quem quer correr ou caminhar dentro do estádio com estacionamento em dias que não tem jogos.

  • J Marcos B Pereira

    - 18 July 2018 -

    Very interesting museum of football ...

  • Ronaldo Pedro

    - 12 July 2018 -

    Historical stadium, It was host some matches in 1950 World Cup. A lot of fantastic brazilian players showed your magic in this ground like Pelé, Rivellino, Leônidas and Neymar. Now, you can visit the "Football Museum". Very good location, near Paulista Avenue and subway stations.

  • João Paulo Souza Reis

    - 30 May 2018 -

    realy good ace to watch the soccer matchs

  • Jader Santos

    - 08 March 2018 -

    Beautiful stadium, great game. Too bad lights went out for almost an hour, which isn't rare.

  • João Nogueira

    - 02 February 2018 -

    Quando da sua construção, era o estádio mais moderno da América do Sul. Hoje ainda se mantém muito organizado e de fácil acesso. Lugar aconchegante para assistir futebol.

  • Joep Nieuwdorp

    - 24 September 2017 -

    I had never experienced a passion for soccer like I saw during the match Santos - Bahia (3-0). Amazing experience!

  • Andre Luiz P.

    - 11 July 2017 -

    Historical soccer venue. Very nice! Good location. It doesnt have all the modern amenities of a new stadium, but is has all the "mojo" that some of the new ones dont have.

  • Masayo Pax

    - 30 June 2017 -

    You can kick a ball and you can see your speed. Besides you have your photo taken and get it on Internet. Of course, free.


    - 22 June 2017 -

    Just loved it. Out of this World experience. Great performance.

Pacaembu Stadium tours

São Paulo Private City Tour

This 4 hour private and exclusive city tour of São Paulo is suitable if you are in lay-over or taking a break from your hotel opting for an overview of the main attractions from São Paulo City.  Enjoy sightseeing by executive car or van with a knowledgeable and Licensed tour guide. Take a brief...

Private São Paulo City Tour

See the best of São Paulo on this 3-hour private, customizable tour, where you can tailor the tour you would like. In an air-conditioned minivan, your guide can show you the city's most classic sights, like downtown São Paulo, Paulista Avenue, Pacaembu Stadium Area and Liberdade (Japanese) Area and...

Private São Paulo Layover Tour from GRU, VCP, and CGH Airports

As soon as you get into São Paulo, this private tour will show you and your group as much of the city as you want in 4 hours. Your guide, who is also the driver, will take you to locations of your choosing such as The Pacaembu stadium, Ibirapuera Park, and many others. This tour will give you round...

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