Pavilhão da Luz Nº 2

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Pavilhão da Luz Nº 2
View of Pavilhão da Luz.JPG
Location Avenue General Norton de Matos, 1500-313 Lisbon
Coordinates 38°45′07″N 9°11′00″W / 38.751829°N 9.183357°W / 38.751829; -9.183357Coordinates: 38°45′07″N 9°11′00″W / 38.751829°N 9.183357°W / 38.751829; -9.183357
Public transit Alto dos Moinhos and Colégio Militar/Luz
Lisbon Metro Blue Line
Owner S.L. Benfica
Capacity 1,800
Construction
Built Between March 2002 and March 2004
Opened March 2004
Architect Damon Lavelle
Tenants
Handball
Volleyball
Website
slbenfica.pt

The Pavilhão da Luz Nº 2 is the second arena of Portuguese multi-sport club S.L. Benfica. It has a capacity of 1,800 seats and it is mainly used by the handball and volleyball departments of the club.

Its construction ran at the same time as the adjacent arena, Pavilhão da Luz Nº 1, but it was finished just a couple weeks later.[1] Because the old Pavilhão da Luz was at full capacity with five sports, Benfica planned the new Estádio da Luz with two indoor arenas; the smaller one only hosting two departments.[2] Its differences from the main arena are its roof and its two side stands, who sit fewer people.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A catedral das modalidades" [The cathedral of sports]. Record (in Portuguese). 28 February 2004. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Seara Cardoso abre «caixinha» da nova Luz" [Seara Cardoso opens "little box" of the new Luz]. Record.pt (in Portuguese). 4 December 2002. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 

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