Fonte Nova Arena, Salvador

Built in 1951, the Fonte Nova Arena was completely refurbished for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and will now play host to ten football matches at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The stadium is also regularly used by major local clubs Bahia and Vitória. Brazil’s first capital, Salvador is rich in culture and history, and is a major international tourist destination. It is approximately two and a half hours by air from Rio.

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