Estadio Alberto José Armando, also known as La Bombonera, is the home stadium of Club Atlético Boca Juniors, located in the neighbourhood of La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is one of the most iconic and historic stadiums in South America, with a capacity of 49,000 spectators.
History of La Bombonera
La Bombonera was inaugurated on May 25, 1940, and has since witnessed countless historic moments in football. The stadium got its name from the chocolate boxes that were shaped like a multi-tiered building, just like the stadium. It has been renovated several times, with the most significant renovations taking place in 1996 and 2012.
Location and How to Reach La Bombonera
La Bombonera is located in the neighbourhood of La Boca, Buenos Aires.
To get the stadium it is recommended to take a taxi or use public transport as it is challenging to access by car. Although there is no metro station nearby, you can reach the stadium by walking for approximately 30 minutes from the popular San Telmo area.
Atmosphere Inside the Stadium
The atmosphere inside La Bombonera is nothing short of magical. The fans are passionate, and their energy is infectious. They sing, dance, and wave flags throughout the game, creating an electric atmosphere that you won't find anywhere else. If you're a football fan, you'll love every minute of it.
Boca Juniors Tickets
If you're a football enthusiast and planning to attend a Boca Juniors game at La Bombonera, it's essential to know that the club has stopped selling tickets to the general public. Currently, only club members are allowed to enter the stadium. However, as a tourist, you can still attend the game by purchasing tickets from various ticket agencies that offer packages for inflated prices. Make sure to buy your tickets in advance to avoid any last-minute hassles.
Estadio Alberto J. Armando, Brandsen, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Teams playing at Estadio Alberto José Armando (La Bombonera)
- Estadio Tomás Adolfo Ducó
- Estadio Julio Humberto Grondona
- Estadio Presidente Juan Domingo Perón
- Estadio Pedro Bidegaín
- Estadio Don León Kolbovski
- Estadio Diego Armando Maradona
- Estadio de Excursionistas
- Estadio Islas Malvinas
- Estadio Ciudad de Vicente López
- Estadio José M. Moraños
- Estadio Alfredo Martín Beranger
- Estadio de Chacarita Juniors
- Estadio General José de San Martín
- Estadio Norberto Tito Tomaghello
- Estadio Toribio Vargas
- Estadio Juan Francisco Barraza
- Estadio Juan Carmelo Zerillo
- Estadio Ciudad de La Plata
- Estadio Yankel Rosenthal
- Estadio Municipal de Pilar
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