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Sao Paulo Cultural Centre

Rua Vergueiro, 1000 | Paraíso, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01504-000, Brazil
(11) 3397-4002
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Ranked #27 of 459 Attractions in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Concerts
Description: Tue-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm
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Sao Paulo, SP
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

beautiful place and full of things to see, paintings, crafts, artists with their works. sometimes any good exposition or a teather play.

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I'm an habitueé of this place for a lng time. Great movies, plays and art for good price and a nice environment to dwell at, read, have a coffee with a friend and relax.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

The place is cold since it is open and very large area. However, I went there many times to watch shows, theater, to study in the library or in the open area (outside the library), to meet people, to stay some time there talking to friends. Very good quality of everything there. I spent many hours in this place in... More

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Sao Paulo
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Sao Paulo Cultural Centre is a place in which you can meet all kind of people, mainly students, with many interests, you can watch shows, theatre. Very interesting and cool people.

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Indianapolis
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Very worthwhile and a good value for the price. I learned a lot. The exhibits were only in Portuguese but easy to figure out nonetheless.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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119 reviews 119 reviews
90 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

A rare place where you can find some expos, the second biggest library in the city, a comics library, concerts, shows, places to read and study, and a Braille library. The building remembers the Pompidou Center in France - completely transparent! and with a terrace over one of the most important avenues of the city. It´s by a subway station... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is a good cultural center in Sao Paulo, with 2 libraries, 2 theater stages and 1 place for small music concerts. It has a lot of open areas and its architecture is not convencional!

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Melbourne, Australia
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271 reviews 271 reviews
134 attraction reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

The former bank building is a testimony to the ever appealing Deco period. To see the Impressionist collection from the D'Orsay museum complimented the visit. Time in a long queue was easily passed with the assistance of an engaging local who spoke English. Shame about the lighting which was amateur at best, leaving many of the visitors including myself, wondering... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

It's got our comics book library - Gibiteca Henfil - inside as spaces for street performances, rooms for theaters plays, art exhibitions and ando a large library. Nice place to stay and spend an afternoon;

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