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Sao Paulo Cultural Centre

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Address: Rua Vergueiro, 1000 | Paraíso, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01504-000, Brazil
Phone Number: (11) 3397-4002
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Tue-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

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Free Culture in Sao Paulo

This place offers courses, theatres, expositions and many other art and culture related activities. Mostly for free.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Calgary, Canada

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Calgary, Canada
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270 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This place offers courses, theatres, expositions and many other art and culture related activities. Mostly for free.

Thank vvdantas
Sao Paulo, SP
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204 reviews
78 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Like many public places in SP, the CCSP is very poorly maintained. It's a great place, great space and the idea behind it is excellent, but there's very poor maintenance happening here, and the exhibitions, despite being great, are very poorly organized. Still worth a visit.

Thank Ana K
Sao Paulo, SP
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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

Thank Marly G
Sao Paulo, SP
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2 reviews
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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.

Thank luanamoreno
Sao Paulo, SP
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107 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 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 

Thank Teresa I
Sao Paulo
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29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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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.

Thank MarciaReCardoso
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87 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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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.

Thank Falconfixer86261
Sao Paulo, SP
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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 

Thank margarete p
Sao Paulo, SP
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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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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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