Estadio Palogrande

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Palogrande Stadium
Estadio Palogrande CRC - ESP 2011.jpg
Estadio Palogrande inside
Location Manizales, Colombia
Coordinates 5°03′22″N 75°29′23″W / 5.056233°N 75.489807°W / 5.056233; -75.489807Coordinates: 5°03′22″N 75°29′23″W / 5.056233°N 75.489807°W / 5.056233; -75.489807
Opened 1936 (initial)
July 30, 1994 (1994-07-30)
Renovated 2010-2011 (current structure)
Owner Municipality of Manizales
Surface Kikuyu Grass
Construction cost $ 5,500 million pesos (1994)
Architect Jorge Gutiérrez Duque y Enrique Gómez Gómez
Capacity 28,678[1]
Field size 110 x 70 m
Tenants
Once Caldas

Palogrande Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Manizales, Colombia. It is currently used mostly for football (soccer) matches. With renovations made for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia the stadium capacity dropped to 28,678 people. It was built in 1936, and was expanded to 36,000 people in 1994. Once Caldas plays its home matches at this stadium and won the Copa Libertadores in 2004.

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