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The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo

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Praca Julio Prestes 16, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01218-020, Brazil
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Sala São Paulo is beautiful. Ample, comfortable and with great sound. Osesp concerts aré interestingly put together and will often perform avant-garde pieces. You can have a lovely soup and and a bubbly just before you go in. Always a pleasure

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank asuarez74
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

These old Sao Paulo house hosts some of the greatest classical music concerts in the city. Wheter is a guest Maestro, or the house regent Neil Thomson; the quality and performances by the Orquestra Simfonica do Estado de Sao Paulo (OSESP) are great and not...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Reinaldo I
Reviewed May 9, 2018

I went to São Paulo twice, being the last one now in 2018. I remember very well the first time I went there and was marvelled at the place. Although I lived for more than 30 years in the city, I had never been to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank testalxrx
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Amazing construction, it was part of Luz train station. From one of the rooms we can see the rails and platforms. Now, it's like a concert hall and a big place for business events and even weeding parties. There's a small souvenir shop and a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

When in Sao Paulo do not miss this place. Particurly Friday night, Saturday and Sundays. Please visit the MAM

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Albert D
Reviewed September 24, 2017

When it comes to visit Sao Paulo, you can't miss Sala Sao Paulo! This is a concert hall for classic music and it looks stunning: the wood, the sound, the building.... And it is really cheap, I remember 3 R$. But you need to book...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Michee9441
Reviewed August 13, 2017

The most important concert hall in Brazil. Restored building with beautiful architecture and programming with international quality.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Virgínia T
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Lovely conversion of station to make hall. The lighting is quite superbly done. The music is generally of a higher standard here than at Teatro Municipal. Booking tickets is a challenge. The collection point for advance bookings is downstairs in the car park (perfectly safe...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank zsalyar
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Any concert here is a must see/watch - the place is very well designed. Good parking and easy to go by public transportation but since all concerts happen at night I suggest taxi/uber

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank JBizarro
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Excellent music! Very good coffee shop! Easy to park as there is a parking lot! If you want to go by taxi there is a taxi stand right outside ! It is a pleasant experience if you like music and good coffee!

Date of experience: March 2017
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November 17, 2017|
Response from Virgínia T | Reviewed this property |
A qualidade acústica da sala Sao Paulo está dentre as melhores do mundo.
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Response from zsalyar | Reviewed this property |
I booked online and obtained a confirmation of purchase. The box office (ground floor entrance) reasonably sent me downstairs into the carpark to the collection-point-for-pre-booked-tickets. Then there was "a problem". They... More