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Pateo do Collegio

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Largo Patio do Colegio 2 | Central Zone, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01016-040, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

……… Visiting the school-yard as the name says is real-lii a privileged experience, to be standing at the same spot where the founders stood more than 465 years ago when there was probably nothing but jungle here. At that time the Jesuits built a straw...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank VernonW143
Reviewed January 18, 2019

This is one of my favorite historical places in Sao Paulo. It marks the place where the city was founded. It's a quite church in the middle of the noisy downtown region. It has a nice a cafe and from there you can walk to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 482raquela
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Pátio do Colégio (means School Yard) is a place where São Paulo's first Jesuit church, Basilica Jose de Anchieta, was founded in 1598. It marks the site where the city was founded in January 1554, when the priests celebrated the inaugural mass of the Jesuit...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed April 24, 2018

The first thing to notice about it is the wonderful monument right on the square. It is called "Immortal Glory to the Founders of São Paulo" and it is great to behold, certainly one of the most impressive, and my personal favorite, in the city....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rtwteatime
Reviewed February 18, 2018

This is where Sao Paulo was founded and it is a nice area (cleaner than others, less hectic), near Solar da Marquesa and the Banespa building where you can see the entire city from the top. The church is fairly modern for such an old...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed May 2, 2017

A nice journey to the past of our city, with many art pieces that show in influences and references of that time in the city. The yard and the coffee shop are nice places to be, to have a nice talk and leave all the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Luciene S
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I you want to see where it all started in Sao Paulo, that's the place you should go! There is a museum there and you see a lot a colonial influence, it is interresting!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LuRochaPaes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Interesting to see where the city started. The museum is very nice and the church next to it, is stunning. There is a nice cafe and you can have lunch there. Good food and nice desserts with coffee afterwards.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank MariaFernandaAndrade
Reviewed March 9, 2017

This was a peaceful haven in a city of hustle and bustle. The decor inside was simple and uncomplicated. It was a Spirit filled Church built 1554. Well worth a visit if you like to go into Churches.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Rechinout
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Historical Jesuit church and school in the city of São Paulo. n 1979, a museum dedicated to Father José de Anchieta was inaugurated in the Pátio do Colégio. It contains more the 600 items including colonial paintings, altarpieces and sculptures, documents and iconography pertaining Jesuit...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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To truly know São Paulo, you have to start at the old
center, full of history and landmarks with stories to
tell. Get a taste of local food at the Municipal
Market, and if you are brave enough, head to the
crowded shopping street “25 de março” for cheap deals
on a wide assortment of items. Beautiful buildings in
this area include the Post Office Building, Luz
Station, Pagé Gallery, Pateo do Colegio and the iconic
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