The stadium officially opened on May 25, 1940 with a match between Boca Juniors and San Lorenzo de Almagro. The director of the construction project was the Slovenian-Argentine architect Viktor Sulcic who used to compare the shape of the stadium with a box of chocolates, giving rise to the nickname "Bombonera".
The Boca Juniors Athletic Club has a museum, it works along side the stadium and inside you can see the sports club's sport history through photographs, trophies and cups, t-shirts and statues. The museum is also in charge of organizing a tour of the stadium, visiting the tribunes, boxes, changing room, press room... A guide leads the tour with groups of visitors while telling stories and anecdotes of the fans and players.
Boca Juniors Athletic Club
The cementerio de la Recoleta is a famous cementery located in the distinguish Recoleta neighbourhood of the Autonomus City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The responsibles for its creation was the governour of the province of Buenos Aires, Martin Rodriguez (his body rests in the cementery) and his government minister, Bernardino Rivadavia. It was designed by Prospero Catellin and it is the last resting place of the most prestigious and powerful families in Buenos Aires, it is where the largest number of personalities in the country were buried.
Cementerio de La Recoleta