Estádio do Restelo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Estádio do Restelo
Estádio do Restelo seen from Museu Manuel Bulhosa.jpg
Full nameEstádio do Restelo[1]
LocationLisbon, Portugal
OwnerClube de Futebol Os Belenenses
Opened23 September 1956
ArchitectCarvalho de Melo

The Estádio do Restelo is a multi-purpose stadium in Lisbon, Portugal. The stadium has a capacity of 19,856 people and was built in 1956, in an old stone quarry. It is situated behind the world-renowned Jerónimos Monastery in the Lisbon parish of Belém.

It is currently used mostly for football matches, by first division club Clube de Futebol Os Belenenses, but also stages musical performances. The Pope John Paul II had also celebrate a mass there assisted by more than 100.000 people.

As a music venue[edit]

On 23 May 2000, American hard rock band Pearl Jam recorded a live album at the stadium.[3]

On 4 October The Smashing Pumpkins played in the stadium during the Sacred and Profane Tour, their last one before the band's breakup latter that year.[4]

Queen + Paul Rodgers performed at the stadium during their tour on 2 July 2005, being the first Queen show in Portugal and the first stadium show in 19 years for the band.[5]

On 18 July 2009 The Killers, Duffy, Mando Diao, Brandi Carlile, The Walkmen and Bettershell made the lineup for the Lisbon's 15th edition of Super Bock Super Rock festival, held at the stadium.[6]

UEFA Women's Champions League Final[edit]

Stadium with surroundings

The stadium hosted the 2014 UEFA Women's Champions League Final.


In 2011, the portuguese soap opera "Sedução" produced by TVI told the history of a fictional player of Belenenses so some episodes were recorded at the stadium, including in game days.


  1. ^ "Visiting the Estádio do Restelo". Football-Weekends. Lucas Laermans. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Liga Portugal". Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  3. ^ "Bootlegs". Pearl Jam Bootlegs. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  4. ^ "The Smashing Pumpkins Concert Setlist at Estadio do Restelo, Lisbon on October 4, 2000". Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  5. ^ "02.07.2005 - Queen + Paul Rodgers live at the Estadio Restelo, Lisbon, Portugal". Queen Concerts. 2005-07-02. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  6. ^ "BLITZ – The Killers em Portugal em Julho [actualizado]". 2009-01-25. Retrieved 2016-11-06.

Coordinates: 38°42′10″N 9°12′28″W / 38.70278°N 9.20778°W / 38.70278; -9.20778