Top Attractions of the Sprawling Metropolis of Sao Paulo

Edifício Copán

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Sao Paulo is considered to be the cultural capital of Brazil, so culture lovers will find art galleries, museums and world-wide orchestra’s in this cultural and artistic metropolis. The city is notable for hosting many attractions, green spaces and many interesting buildings for architecture enthusiasts like the whimsical Victorian mansions, skyscrapers like Edifício Copán, the Victorian style train station, the Baroque cathedral Igrija  de São Francisco de Assis. Weather you choose from the number of guided tours available in the city, or you arrange your private tour, its sure that you will enjoy Sao Paulo’s attractions and you will never have to worry about finding something to do. So enjoy our post about the:” Top Attractions of the Sprawling Metropolis of Sao Paulo”.

São Paulo Attractions

Museo de Arte de Sao Paulo

Museo de Arte de Sao Paulo- it is known as the finest art collections in Brazil displaying a substantial collection from the European and Brazilian art, works by Rubens, Renoir, Rembrandt, Lautrec can all be found here in the Art Museum.

Ibirapuera Park

Ibirapuera Park: Planetarium, Sao Paulo


The Ibirapuera Park is the largest park in the city. The park it features 4 lakes, a Japanese pavilion, a plant nursery, the Folklore Museum and Planetarium.

Alfa Real Theater

The Alfa Real Theater is home to many great performances, it is a must see attraction for culture lovers.

Contemporary Art Museum

It hosts a collection of the greatest contemporary Brazilian artists’ works; however the collection involves works by Picasso, Matisse, Miro and Chagalli as well.

Shopping Jardin Sul

Also known as the “Rodeo Drive” of Sao Paulo all of the fancy stores are concentrated in Jardin center. Here you will find everything that you might wish for from Louis Vuitton to Versace. Even if you are not going to buy anything, the area is just ideal to stroll along the bars and restaurants.

Sacred Art Museum

Significant pieces from the colonization period are displayed in the museum, such as Baroque oratory, silver plates and different furniture.

Old Sao Paulo

Centro Velho de São Paulo

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There is a short walking tour that takes you around the famous cultural and historical center of the city. Municipal Theater is home for many performances like concerts, operas and ballets.

Mercado Municipial

It is beautiful non-Gothic style venue for a huge market, selling local vegetables, fruits and other produce. The hall features huge stained-glass windows depicting scenes about different agricultural pursuits.

Football Museum

It is a must see tourist attraction even for the non-football fans. The museum hosts Pacaembu Stadium having holographic displays, touch screen information panels and other multimedia installations. There is a lot to see in the museum, so it would not be boring at all.

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