Arena das Dunas

Arena Dunas

The Arena das Dunas, in the city of Natal, was built to help host World Cup 2014. It replaced the Machadao stadium that was demolished in 2011. It was described by it's architect Christopher Lee as "the most perfect stadium in South America".


Location: Natal

Capacity: 45,000

Construction: This new venue was completed in late 2013 and inaugurated in January 2014.

Matches: Mexico 1 : 0 Cameroon (June 13), Ghana 1 : 2 USA (June 16), Japan 0 : 0 Greece (June 19), Italy 0 : 1 Uruguay (June 24)


World Cup 2014 Venues : Estádio do Maracanã, Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Arena de São Paulo, Estádio Castelão, Estádio Mineirão, Estádio Beira-Rio, Arena Fonte Nova, Arena Pernambuco, Arena Pantanal, Arena Amazônia, Arena das Dunas and Arena da Baixada.