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Mario de Andrade Library

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An oasis in the center os Sp

The place is Just beautiful, clean and calm. The employees are Very kind and available. There's a... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2017
Laura A
Stop and read

I love this place to read and enjoy a little bit of silence in the middle of the city. They have... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2015
São Carlos do Pinhal, São Paulo, Brazil
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May 19, 2017
“An oasis in the center os Sp”
Jun 18, 2016
“Nice library, nothing extraordinary”
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Rua da Consolacao 94 | República, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01302-000, Brazil
(11) 3256-5270
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

The place is Just beautiful, clean and calm. The employees are Very kind and available. There's a fantastic view of the sorroundings from the 3rd floor. Worth a visit!!

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 18, 2016

Went in to have a look inside the Mario de Andrade Libary, it's nice but nothing extraordinary. Very close to centro though.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed September 19, 2015

I love this place to read and enjoy a little bit of silence in the middle of the city. They have great resources for those who want to research and simply read the newspaper of the day.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 28, 2014

BMA is a very quiet place to study or read. There you’ll find thousands of books, famous São Paulo’s newspaper And magazines. This library was closed for many years and now is well refurbished with plenty of shelves, tables and good light distribution. In this...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

I am a member of this library and would advise any foreign tourist or student to skip this place unless you can speak Portuguese as there is virtually no material - books, newspapers or magazines - in any other language. Getting in involves the usual...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed June 21, 2012

A skyscraper full of books, designed by French architect Jacques Pilon in a sober art deco style. The first tower was ready in 1942, the second one ... was never built. It's a public building, so access is easy. Inside, lots of precious materials were...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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Part of the historical center of São Paulo, República
was once a fancy residential area. República Square
holds a craft and food fair every weekend, right by
the subway entrance. Nearby, one of the neighborhood’s
main attractions is the Italian Building, where you
can see the city from the 42nd floor. The Copan
Building also deserves a close look, with 1,160
apartments and a huge floor area that inspired
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