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“One of the most beautiful modernist buildings worldwide!”

Ciccillo Matarazzo Pavilion
Ranked #161 of 718 things to do in Sao Paulo
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Owner description: Award-winning architect Oscar Niemeyer designed this open-planned building, which hosts an art show every other year, in even-numbered years.
NYC
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30 reviews
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“One of the most beautiful modernist buildings worldwide!”
Reviewed July 28, 2012

This building houses the Biennial every couple of years (from September to December). If you are in town or visiting the Park, do swing by since the Biennial is free, open to the public and presents the most interesting and cutting edge contemporary art from around the world. The ramp is spectacular, and the view from the 2nd or 3rd floor to the Park is breath taking.

Visited July 2012
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Sao Paulo, SP
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“Depends on the content”
Reviewed June 13, 2012

It is a great building by Oscar Niemeyer, but the joy depends on what is being exposed at Bienal building.

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Campinas, SP
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“Bienal”
Reviewed March 29, 2012

Great place to visit.The Book Bienal and other kinds of exhibition.Need to seek right time to visit.It´s closed when there is nothing to show.

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