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Best things to do in São Paulo

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“The museum is internationally recognised for its collection of European art, considered the finest in Latin America and all Southern Hemisphere. It also houses an emphatic assemblage of Brazilian art, prints and drawings, as well as smaller collections of African and Asian art, antiquities, decorative arts, and others, amounting to more than 8,000 pieces. MASP also has one of the largest art libraries in the country. The entire collection has been named by Brazil's Institute of History and Art to the Brazilian National Heritage list.”
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Athletics & Sports
“Beautiful park with several attractions: Museum of modern art, Japanese garden and planetarium. You can also rent a bike there or have a picnic by the lake. ”
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Jazz Club
“Para correr, pedalar, caminhar e tomar café da manha no Café Bienal! Muito cheio aos domingo. ///To run, to pedal, to walk and to have breakfast in the Biennial Café! Very crowded on Sunday.”
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Art Museum
“Um museu de bela arquitetura e com uma bela curadoria de exposições. A museum of beautiful architecture and a beautiful exhibition curatorium.”
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Market
“Huge central market to see some exotic fruits. meats, appetizers, etc. Iconic building. Trash area but delicious food.”
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General Entertainment
“Walking distance from home, it is a very nice park to relax, meet people and have a walk ”
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Shopping Mall
“Cars are not allowed on Sundays. Music presentations happen everywhere, shops, bars, etc. all open!”
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Shopping Mall
“The Shopping Pátio Higienópolis is a luxury centre frequented by São Paulo's more weathly public. The six floors of the mall were carefully designed with a central dome that allows natural lighting during most of the day. There are several cafeterias inside the mall, including Starbucks and Café do Ponto.”
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Shopping Mall
“Think about a great shopping mall with the top stores in it, great gourmet food court and top entertainment. That pretty much defines JK. It's a SP must-dos;”
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Theater
“Cool theater and oschestra concerts programation. During the day: delicious coffee and lunch.”
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Street Art
“A famous place to walk and see a lot of Brazilian graffitis, street arts, galleries, have some typical Brazilian foods and beers. ”
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Shopping Mall
“The Iguatemi São Paulo shopping centre is the oldest Brazilian mall in operation and has a modern architecture. The mall is full of the main top of the top brands in the world. There are charming places to drink tea and coffee.”
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Shopping Plaza
“Famosa rua de compras, em que se encontra de um tudo e com preços econômicos. Pra quem gosta de utensílios de cozinha, vale a pena a loja Doural. Famous shopping street, in which one finds everything and with economic prices. For those who like cooking utensils, it is worth the Doural store.”
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Bakery
$$$
“Open 24h 365 days ! This is originally a bakery, but it is also a coffee place, restaurant, ... Everything you need is here! And everything is delicious. :-p”
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Art Museum
“Museum of the Image and Sound. There are some nice art exhibitions and events on it.”
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Comic Shop
“Uma livraria incrível e ótimo local pra também tomar um café e usufruir de espetáculos teatrais, no Teatro Eva Herz, que fica dentro da livraria. An incredible bookstore and great place to also have a coffee and enjoy theatrical shows at the Eva Herz Theater, which is inside the bookstore.”
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