São Paulo is the largest metropolis in the country, with varied options for those who want to go shopping, enjoy the countless options of art and culture or enjoy the night.
Known worldwide, the global city brings together different nationalities and cultures in its surprising streets and neighborhoods, with options for all audiences.
If you don’t know São Paulo yet, you need to include this itinerary on your next vacation and discover the charms of the “land of drizzle”! See the 10 must-see places we have separated and start planning your days off today.
1 – MASP
The São Paulo Museum of Arts (MASP) is located on Avenida Paulista and is one of the most popular icons in the capital of São Paulo.
MASP has the most important and comprehensive collection of European art in Latin America and the entire southern hemisphere, with emphasis on French and Italian schools.
It also has an extensive collection of Brazilian art and sets of African and Asian art, totaling about 8 thousand pieces with the collection totally listed by the National Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute (IPHAN).
2 – Paulista Avenue
Symbol of the capital, Avenida Paulista is one of the busiest in the country and in the world and is one of the most visited places by tourists.
At Paulista, you can find everything: business, leisure and culture, with unmissable attractions such as MASP, the Tenente Siqueira Campos Park and many subway lines.
At the end of the year, seeing the decoration of Paulista is a tradition.
3 – Municipal Theater
One of the most beautiful postcards of São Paulo, the Teatro Municipal impresses with its architecture similar to that of the most important theaters in the world (having been inspired by the Paris Opera).
The building has been part of the State’s Heritage since 1981 and today is the stage for several artistic bodies, being open to visitors and receiving numerous pieces.
4 – Municipal Market
Going to São Paulo and not eating a traditional mortadella sandwich at Mercadão is almost heresy, isn’t it?
Jokes aside, the Municipal Market is one of the tourist spots that you need to know in São Paulo.
With an immense variety of delicacies, fruits, vegetables, cereals, meats, spices and other food products, it is a fundamental tourist spot.
5 – Vila Madalena
The neighborhood was once the name of Globo’s soap opera and is considered the bohemian center of São Paulo.
With a large concentration of bars and nightclubs, this is a very pleasant place that needs to be on your itinerary if you want to enjoy the night in São Paulo.
6 – Pinacoteca
At the Pinacoteca you have fun and learn at the same time. It is one of the oldest and most important museums in Brazil and is located in a building in Jardim da Luz, in downtown São Paulo.
The Pinacoteca houses one of the largest and most representative collections of Brazilian art, with around 8,000 pieces, most of which is the history of Brazilian painting from the 19th and 20th centuries.
7 – Ibirapuera Park
This is the second most visited place in São Paulo and tends to please tourists of all ages.
Ibirapuera Park is the perfect place for those who want to relax, walk, ride a bicycle or simply enjoy nature.
In total, the park has a bike path and 13 lighted courts, as well as jogging, walking and resting trails integrated into its cultural area.
8 – Football Museum
Tucked under the stands of the Pacaembu Stadium, the Football Museum is dedicated to the history of the sport most appreciated by Brazilians.
With all the multimedia attractions, the museum pays homage to the great Brazilian players and even allows the visitor to venture out by taking penalties and measuring the speed of his kick with a good virtual.
9 – Italy Terrace
At the top of Edifício Itália is the restaurant – which is also a tourist spot – and which allows you to combine the delights of Italian cuisine with the incredible view of São Paulo.
In addition to the privileged view, take the opportunity to enjoy live music of the highest quality and incredible dishes from Italian chef Pasquale Mancini.
During the day, the restaurant also operates with an executive lunch and lunch buffet on Saturdays and Sundays.
10 – Sé Cathedral
Praça da Sé, in the center of São Paulo, is the stage of the Catedral da Sé – one of the five largest neo-Gothic temples in the world.
The cathedral is the main temple of the parish of Nossa Senhora Assunção and São Paulo, created on August 10, 1591.
A historic point that should not be left out of your visit to São Paulo.
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