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“Beautiful!!”

Luz Railway Station
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São Paulo Private City Tour
Ranked #64 of 719 things to do in Sao Paulo
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Maceio, AL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Beautiful!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

It's still a fully-operational train station and manages to maintain the XIX century glow while incasing the XXI century rush. The architecture is beautiful and a piano is usually being played by someone in the main hall. Nearby, Sala São Paulo (for concerts), Pinacoteca do Estado (art expositions) and Parque da Luz (park) complete a great day out :-D
The only downpoints are: there should be more information about train schedules and routes as well as automatic vending machines for tickets - the lines were not big, but it was not rush hour, so I figure they can be quite long. Also, people don't really "sell" the touristic spots in São Paulo as well as they should... I found it way more beautiful than Charing Cross, or King's cross and less famous.

Visited September 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Ancient railway station”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

The place still maintains the ancient look about it with its high ceilings and wood pillars and beams. There is a piano placed at the arrival hall available for any musically inclined people to play!! And there are many volunteers who bring out some melodious tunes from it.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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“Interesting contrast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2012

One side, Sala São Paulo, a classical music concert hall. The other, Luz, a very busy trainstation. Both inside the same historic building. It's very interesting. and if you have a chance, watch a concert. The concert hall is breathtaking (and way cheaper than you expect).

Visited July 2012
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Sao Paulo, SP
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“nice postcard”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2012

it's worth a visit when you are in the area to spot what sao paulo looked like in the past.

Visited June 2012
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Sao Paulo, SP
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“Beautiful place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2012

It is a beautiful place to see, it reminds one of those antique british train stations. What could be worth the visit is stay a little and watch the movement of people when the train arrives at rush time. It is interesting tho very crazy.

Visited May 2012
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