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Ranked #31 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Art Museums; Museums; Gardens
Owner description: Modeled after the palace and gardens at Versailles, the gorgeous, purpose-built Museu Paulista da USP (commonly known as the... more » Owner description: Modeled after the palace and gardens at Versailles, the gorgeous, purpose-built Museu Paulista da USP (commonly known as the Museu do Ipiranga) occupies the promontory where Brazilian independence from Portugal was peacefully, if loudly, proclaimed by Dom Pedro I in 1822. The landscaped gardens provide a refreshing respite from the surrounding urban chaos, while the ornate museum itself — affiliated with the University of São Paulo — educates visitors in the history of the city and nation via portraiture, antique vehicles, housewares and informational installations. Ticket includes entrance to the nearby Museu de Zoologia (Zoology Museum). « less
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Ranked #32 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Specialty Museums
Tue-Sat 12pm-10pm, Sun 11am-9pm
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Ranked #33 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #34 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
  • A Clean place 01/06/2012
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #35 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Architectural Buildings; Lookouts
Owner description: São Paulo's very own Empire State Building — the Edifício Altino Arantes, better known by the name of its previous owner,... more » Owner description: São Paulo's very own Empire State Building — the Edifício Altino Arantes, better known by the name of its previous owner, Banespa — opened in 1947 as a symbol of the fast-growing city's economic might. The striking views from the observation deck, accessed from the 33rd floor of the 161-meter-tall building, never fail to impress visitors. Views, while free, are daytime only; the building is only open during normal business hours. « less
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Ranked #36 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Art Museums
Tue-Sun 10am-5.30pm
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Ranked #37 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Owner description: Rising out of the northern frontier of the city and boasting more than 8,000 hectares of unspoiled Atlantic coastal forest,... more » Owner description: Rising out of the northern frontier of the city and boasting more than 8,000 hectares of unspoiled Atlantic coastal forest, the verdant Parque Estadual da Cantareira (Cantareira State Park) offers rustic hiking trails, swimmable lakes, birdwatching and breathtaking views of the sprawling city below. Next door is the Horto Florestal, the one-time summer mansion of São Paulo state governors, and the monument to the Tropic of Capricorn, which runs through the park. « less
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Ranked #38 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
  • Dance Season 07/22/2014
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Ranked #39 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Topped by a purple-and-burgundy-striped conversation piece of a skyscraper at the north pole of Faria Lima, the cultural... more » Owner description: Topped by a purple-and-burgundy-striped conversation piece of a skyscraper at the north pole of Faria Lima, the cultural center named after a renowned Japanese-Brazilian artist (whose son designed the building) features a rotating schedule of visual art exhibitions, including award-winning photography, avant-garde sculptures, and even decorative cachaça bottle labels. The institute is, quite simply, one of the city's best art venues. « less
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Ranked #40 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Category: Parks
Owner description: As one of the newer parks in São Paulo, Parque Villa-Lobos still has a while before it becomes a mature, shady gem like... more » Owner description: As one of the newer parks in São Paulo, Parque Villa-Lobos still has a while before it becomes a mature, shady gem like Parque do Ibirapuera. Still, with ample green space and the lively Villa Ambiental (Environmental Village) educational play space for kids, there's plenty for everyone in the family to enjoy. Bike rentals, jogging trails and coconut water vendors are but a few of the park's amenities. And it's sure to be less crowded than Ibirapuera any day. « less
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Ranked #41 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Parks
Daily 5am-8pm
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Ranked #42 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #43 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
  • not confortable 02/28/2014
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Ranked #44 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
  • History 04/04/2014
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Ranked #45 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #46 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #47 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #48 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Art Museums; Museums

The Sacred Art Museum of São Paulo is one of the major Brazilian institutions focused to the study, preservation and exhibition of objects related to religious art. Located in São... more »

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Ranked #49 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #50 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: It's hard to find a zoo that creates a completely natural habitat for its animals, and the São Paulo Zoo is no exception.... more » Owner description: It's hard to find a zoo that creates a completely natural habitat for its animals, and the São Paulo Zoo is no exception. Still, staff try to provide a decent home for the more than 3,000 animals in their care, including local luminaries such as the Brazilian howler monkey and the red-breasted toucan. Tue-Sun 9am-5pm « less
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Ranked #51 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Ranked #52 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #53 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #54 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #55 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Neighborhoods

Liberdade District is known as the largest redoubt of the Japanese community in the city, which brings together the largest Japanese community in the world, outside of Japan. Easy... more »

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Ranked #56 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Race Car Tracks
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Ranked #57 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Theaters; Concerts
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Ranked #58 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Theaters; Concerts
Tue-Fri 7am-9.30pm, Sat-Sun 9am-6.30pm
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Ranked #59 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #60 of 458 attractions in Sao Paulo
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