Alberto J. Armando Stadium (La Bombonera Stadium)
Boca Juniors are one of the most beloved teams in Buenos Aires, and soccer fans shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit this stadium. Behind-the-scenes tours offer a fascinating look at the sport that most Argentines live and die by, as well as the history of the Boca Juniors, founded in 1905 by five boys living in the neighborhood.
The on-site Museo de la Pasión Boquense displays a collection of sports memorabilia, including an entire section dedicated to the legendary player and coach Diego Maradona. An entrance ticket allows visitors to enter the museum, as well as the locker room and pitch.
Things to Know Before You Go
La Bombonera Stadium is a must-visit for sports fans.
Don’t forget to bring your camera; the stadium tour features plenty of photo ops.
Tours of the stadium typically last about an hour.
The majority of La Bombonera Stadium is accessible for wheelchair users, but the steep stands are not.
How to Get There
La Bombonera is situated in La Boca neighborhood, just south of Microcentro and a short walk from the San Telmo neighborhood. Several public buses stop close to the stadium, but it’s also possible to get there by taxi.
When to Get There
Check the Boca Juniors schedule before your visit and book tickets in advance to watch a match. However, keep in mind that the museum and behind-the-scenes tours are typically unavailable on game days.
Superclasico: A Buenos Aires Rivalry
The rivalry between Boca Juniors and the cross-city team River Plate is one of the biggest in the soccer world. To get a better sense of the contentious history between these two teams, visit both La Bombonera and Estadio Monumental, the biggest stadium in Argentina and home of River Plate. This stadium also houses a sports museum, one of the largest in the world.
- Passion for Boca Juniors Museum (Museo de la Pasión Boquense)
- La Boca
- Parque Lezama
- Madero Tango
- Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires)
- Plaza Dorrego
- Puerto Madero
- Senor Tango
- San Telmo Market (Mercado de San Telmo)
- Rojo Tango
- La Ventana Tango Show
- El Querandi
- San Ignacio de Loyola Church (St. Ignatius Church)
- Casa Rosada