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Companhia do Metropolitano de Sao Paulo - Metro

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Feb 17, 2019
“Fast, convenient, clean and safe”
Mar 18, 2018
“Modern ”
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Very good experience using the subway here in Sao Paulo (especially lane 4). The network is great, the trains are fast. Everything is clean and you feel safe. Caution: I used it on Sunday and it was not crowded, it might be different at rush...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Fast, reliable and safe. Needs to be like that in a city of 20 million people. Fantastic system with the closed doors in a glass panel between the platform and the rails, till the train stops. An additional safety measure, particularly during rush hours when...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

The subway is the fastest way to navigate São Paulo, but be aware that at rush hours - 6am-9am and after 4pm until 7pm, they are very crowded. It is easy to make connections between the lines. You can get a map with the cashier....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Coming from London where things are done pretty well (considering how old they are), it was nice to see the Brazilians getting this right. Everything is clear and easy to understand. Trains are spacious but some of the seats are positioned weirdly normally with a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

One of the most modern subways in the world. Is still expanding, and could have more lines compared to other meteopolis in the world. But it is very clean, has bicycle parking, restrooms. You can buy a ticket with cash ($3,75), or carry a subway...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2016

The São Paulo metro system is ridiculously small for such a gigantic city and should be avoided during peak periods when it can get frighteningly overloaded. Having said that, I would recommend it to the tourist as it provides a quicker and more pleasant alternative...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Ipiranga
Named after the Ipiranga River, this region is home to
Independence Park, where it’s said Brazilian
Independence was proclaimed. Its gardens and the
tree-lined main street offer visitors a gracious view.
The neighborhood also hosts assorted museums and has a
strong local feel. Ipiranga is a calm area, with a
variety of good dining places and its own Municipal
Market, which features flowers, meat, vegetables,
...More
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