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“Of historical significance”
Review of Pateo do Collegio

Pateo do Collegio
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Reviewed November 2, 2012

Patio del Colegio, Sao Paulo’s birthplace, is where the city was founded on 25th January 1554. There is a nice replica of a building of those times. There is also a church and a nice monument devoted to the founders of the city.

The replica of the original building (made when Jesuits arrived from Portugal) was made in 1974.

Inside the place, you can see remains of the construction of 1681 (made of mud and whale oil). You can also visit the Padre Anchieta Museum, where you can see different artifacts dating from the foundation times and an altar where Pope John Paul II offered a mass.

A lovely place if you are interested in History.

Thank Betilu
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Reviewed May 27, 2012

The city of SP started here. A museum and some "original" constructions can be seen there. If walking around the city center, one must stop by "Patio do Colégio".

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Reviewed March 12, 2012

It is absolutely gorgeous inside, with a choir boy who sings like a bird. The priest is also highly intelligent and wonderful to be around. This is the oldest church in Sao Paulo. Warning: The mass is in Portuguese only and it is advised to be respectful and to not photograph with flash, especially during the mass as the priest won't hesitate to remind you where you are.

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Reviewed February 9, 2012

To understand where and how one of the mmajor cities of the world was born, visit its very birth place.

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Reviewed February 1, 2012

Good place to visit, if you go with someone local, and understand how the city was born.

Thank Rita_Picarra
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