Stadiums and sports venues, Lisbon

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    Estadio Da Luz - A Fitting Setting.

    by weewatty Updated May 26, 2004

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    Whilst visiting Lisbon I could'nt resist going and having a peek at the re-built Stadium of Light, home of Benfica and host of the Euro 2004 Championship Final.

    The paint looked barely to be be dry on this stunning venue, infact workmen were busy still putting the finishing touches to it.

    I thought that there would possibly be a Stadium tour or some commercial venture but was disapointed to find out that there was not. Really wanted to get a look inside the stadium though so tried to speak nicely to a security guard, he directed us to a resturant at 'Gate 11' which overlooks the pitch.

    Managed to go into the resturant, take a few snaps and have a look whilst dodging inbetween bewildered diners, haha, you gotta do it.

    I like Stadiums, they are places of worship, and this one ticks all the boxes. Would love to sample the atmosphere of a big match here, but Scotland got stuffed from Holland in the Euro 2004 play-off so that scuppered my chances, oh well.

    Equipment: Just your camera required for this one.

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    Estádio José Alvalade

    by vichatherly Written Apr 20, 2008

    Estádio José Alvalade is the home of Sporting Clube de Portugal.

    A really nice all seater stadium with a capacity of 50,466

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