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Latin America Memorial

Av. Auro Soares de Moura Andrade, 664 | Barra Funda, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01156-001, Brazil
55 11 38234600
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Ranked #100 of 442 attractions in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Designed by prolific Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer as a monument to the sociocultural and political unity of Latin America, and punctuated by a... more » Owner description: Designed by prolific Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer as a monument to the sociocultural and political unity of Latin America, and punctuated by a large modernist statue of a bleeding hand, the Memorial da América Latina is one of the more underrated attractions in the city. The collection of pavilions and galleries houses paintings, sculptures and folk art, along with a rotating schedule of performances and events, like the annual São Paulo Latin American Cinema Festival. Don't miss the giant, whimsical relief map of Latin America underneath the glass floor. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Memorial da America Latina is running an exhibition called "Guerra e Paz," which explains the creation of the murals by Cândido Portinari that are on display at the United Nations in New York. The exhibition comprises two halves: the first contains sketches and paintings that were later integrated into the murals; the second is massive recreations of the murals, which... More

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