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Ranked #31 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Museums; Castles; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Packed with more than 3,000 artifacts from Brazil's five-century history, the Museu Afro Brasil relates how Brazil's history... more » Owner description: Packed with more than 3,000 artifacts from Brazil's five-century history, the Museu Afro Brasil relates how Brazil's history is inextricably tied to the experience of African slaves and their descendants through culture and traditions that have come to define the country. In fact, there are so many statues, photographs, illustrations, masks, dolls, clothes, documents, paintings, furniture, pieces of plantation equipment, installations and mementos, it's almost impossible to take in the whole place in one go. The printed information is almost exclusively in Portuguese, but the museum provides English-speaking guides, and the back stories behind every single object are at once harrowing and hopeful. Hands down, one of the best museums in Latin America. « less
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Ranked #32 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Specialty Museums
Tue-Sat 12pm-10pm, Sun 11am-9pm
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Ranked #33 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #34 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #35 of 460 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 #36 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Art Museums
Tue-Sun 10am-5.30pm
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Ranked #37 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #38 of 460 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 #39 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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 #40 of 460 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 #41 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Parks
Daily 5am-8pm
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Ranked #42 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
  • not confortable 02/28/2014
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Ranked #43 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
  • Dance Season 07/22/2014
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Ranked #44 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #45 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #46 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #47 of 460 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 #48 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
To be re-opened in 2013
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Ranked #49 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #50 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #51 of 460 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 #52 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #53 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Ranked #54 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Theaters; Concerts
Tue-Fri 7am-9.30pm, Sat-Sun 9am-6.30pm
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Ranked #55 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Race Car Tracks
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Ranked #56 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
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Ranked #57 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
  • History 04/04/2014
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Ranked #58 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #59 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #60 of 460 attractions in Sao Paulo
Category: Theaters
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