Cilindro Municipal

Montevideo, Uruguay

Cilindro Municipal

Cilindro Municipal (The Municipal Cylinder) was an indoor arena in Montevideo, Uruguay which was opened in 1956, for Uruguay's Industrial Exhibition of the Production of international character. The arena was used as the main venue of the 1967 edition of the FIBA World Cup, for which it had a seating capacity of 18,000 spectators.

Over the years, many artists performed at the arena, including Bob Dylan, The Mission, UB40, Van Halen, and Molotov. On October 8, 2001, Eric Clapton performed at the arena, during his Reptile World Tour, and drew a crowd of 18,000 fans.



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