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Estadio Presidente Perón: How to get there and how to buy tickets (2022)

The stadium has a maximum capacity of over 90,000 people. The Estadio Juan Domingo Presidente Perón was built between 1947 and 1950. It replaced Racing's old ground at the same site, and was made possible by a loan of the Argentine government. The stadium has a maximum capacity of over 90,000 people.

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Nicole Sommer - Soccer expert Last updated: Sunday, 03.July 2022 — 3min read

History and description

The Estadio Juan Domingo Presidente Perón, often referred to as El Cilindro, was built between 1947 and 1950. The old Racing?s ground was replaced by Estadio Presidente Peron, which was made possible by a loan from the Argentine government. In return for his support, then Argentine president Péron was made honorary president, his wife Evita honorary member, and the stadium was named in his honour.

Officially, on 3 September 1950, the El Cilindro Football Stadium opened with a league match between Racing and Velez Sarsfield.

The stadium could initially hold about 100,000 people, however this number was regularly passed as many fans entered illegally. For example, an estimated 115,000 people were witness of Racing beating Celtic in the second leg of the 1967 Intercontinental Cup final.

The redevelopment of El Cilindro between 1995 and 1997, which included the construction of a roof that covered all seats, led to its current capacity.

It was never chosen as a venue for any international tournament held in Argentina, mainly due to its competition with Estadio Monumental.

(photos of the present Estadio Presidente Peron below)

How to get to El Cilindro

The stadium Presidente Peron is located in the city of Avellaneda, a suburb of Buenos Aires, south of the Capital Federal city limits. The stadium is about 7 kilometres south of Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires? microcentro, and about 4 kilometres from the La Boca area. A bus number 10 and 17 connect the stadium with Buenos Aires' microcentre. Get on the bus at Maipú, which runs north-south through the centre of Buenos Aires, and get off at Avenida Manuel Belgrano, one block from the stadium. The ride takes approximately 35 minutes and goes through La Boca neighbourhood. Other buses leave from Plaza Constitution station (line 100, 148, 98, 45, 154).

To avoid the often confusing Buenos Aires bus system, taking a train to Dario Maxi (Santillan y Kosteki) is an alternative. The walk from Dario Maxi station to El Cilindro only takes 10 minutes. Frequent trains depart from Plaza Constitucion station on metro line C for the 8-minute journey.

Address: Pasaje Mozart y O.O. Corbatta, Avellaneda, Provincia de Buenos Aires

Racing Tickets

Tickets can generally be bought at the stadium, the club office at Nogoya 3045 in the west of Buenos Aires, or the club store at Lavalle 1650 in the central part of Buenos Aires. They may also be available from the club box office. Tickets to general admission matches are usually available at the stadium ticket windows on the day of the match or at the club box office.

Tickets can depend on the opponent, but expect to pay from 250 pesos to 400 pesos for a place at one of the terraces and between 400 and 800 pesos for a seat.

For more information call +54 4502 7396 or email [email protected]

Relevant Internet links

The website for Racing Club, the city of Buenos Aires, and Comoviajo provide information on bus and metro trips around the city. There is a moat around the pitch which is something that I have never seen before at a football stadium. It was also amusing to me that there were a couple of dogs freely roaming through the crowd on one of the long sides of the stadium.

I attended Racing vs Godoy Cruz on 31/08/19. I purchased a ticket online beforehand. I had to take the confirmation email to a ticket window on Diego Milito street and exchange it for a card which is used for entry. It's important to also have a copy of the confirmation email at hand as the card doesn't tell you which turnstiles to use.

My ticket seemed to allow me access for the area that La Guardia Imperial are located in and the tier above them. I chose to locate myself in the latter, although there wasn't a huge crowd, no doubt partially because of the opposition and partly because of Racing's poor start to the season. There was still a very good atmosphere.

There is a moat around the pitch which I have never seen before at a football stadium. It was also amusing to me that there were a couple of dogs freely roaming through the crowd on one of the long sides of the stadium.

The Presidente Peron stadium can be seen from the other stadium, Independiente's. However, this one is better in terms of capacity and architecture structure. If you enjoy football and are in Buenos Aires, you'll have a good time here. Recommended.

You can even see the other stadium (Independiente's) from the Presidente Peron. But this one is better not only for the capacity but also for the architecture structure. If you like football and you are in Buenos Aires, you will have a good time here. Recommended.

Train from Buenos Aires takes about 10 minutes and a walk from the station about 15. Right next to the stadium is Independiente's stadium.

Train from Buenos Aires takes about 10 minutes and a walk from the station to the stadium is about 15. Right next to the stadium is Independiente Stadium.

After the game I found a taxi without any issues. However, the price for the ride was 300 pesos. The driver had mentioned the increased price before we left. I was glad I visited this ground and would definitely recommend it to others.

I found a taxi outside the ground after the game without any problem. However, this time the price was 300 pesos, the driver did however state the increased price before we left. I was glad I visited this ground and I would recommend anyone to give it a go if they have the chance.

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    The stadium has a maximum capacity of over 90,000 people. The Estadio Juan Domingo Presidente Perón was built between 1947 and 1950. It replaced Racing's old ground at the same site, and was made possible by a loan of the Argentine government. The stadium has a maximum capacity of over 90,000 people.

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