About Camp Nou
Camp Nou was built between 1954 and 1957 and officially opened on the 24th of September 1957 with a match between FC Barcelona and a selection of players from the city of Warsaw. The stadium replaced Barcelona’s previous ground Camp de les Corts, which, though it could hold 60,000 supporters was still too small for the growing support of the club.
Camp Nou has been used for various purposes other than football, often hosting major concerts including artists such as Julio Iglesias, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel and in 1982, Pope John Paul II celebrated mass for a congregation of over 121,000 on the occasion of being made an honorary citizen of Barcelona.
Helpful information about Camp Nou
Camp Nou is situated 5 kms east of the city centre of Barcelona, Spain. The nearest airport is Barcelona Airport – El Prat and is approximately 13 kms to the city centre. From the airport you can take the RENFE train, Aerobus express bus service or a taxi. Getting from the city centre to Camp Nou on public transport can be done via the metro L3 station Les Corts.
Due to matches and events hosted at the stadium, please go to the official website for current times.
Making the most of Camp Nou
Camp Nou Experience tour includes the FC Barcelona museum and a behind the scenes tour of the club and stadium. The Museum is made up of three main sections; the historic museum, the 'Futbol art' Collection and a section that features temporary exhibitions which displays all of the club's major trophies including the Champions League Cup which you can hold, as long as you are willing to pose for a picture! During the tour you will have access to behind the scenes of the stadium, including the Press Room, Visitors Changing Rooms, Benches and the President's Box.
Where to stay in Barcelona when visiting Camp Nou
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Things to do near Camp Nou
Tic Tac Room Escape is a new live escape game where you have to solve enigmas, riddles and mental challenges in a maximum time of 60 minutes. Or if you are looking for something more relaxing, take a stroll in the gardens of the “Palau Reial de Pedralbes” and explore the palace which houses the Museum of Ceramics.
More information about Camp Nou
To find out more information regarding a visit, please contact the venue directly on the official website. Here you can buy tickets for games, tours and look up some interesting facts before your visit.
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