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Private Layover Santos Port Tour of São Paulo City
"Your guide will pick you up by private vehicle from the port of Santos and drive you to downtown São Paulo (approx 80kms) for a brief historical walking tour. See the sight where the city was founded in 1554 at the Pátio do Colégio a historical Jesuit mission church and school. Stop at the famous Catedral da Sé (Cathedral of Sé) a neo-gothic building from the 20th century which holds up to 8000 people. Afterwards continue your scenic tour of São Paulo by private vehicle passing by the Monastery of Sao Bento a historical sight belonging to the Benedictines
From $700.00
 
Private Tour: São Paulo City Tour
"A three-hour tour is an ideal way to get a taste of this vast city in just a little bit of time. But if you’ve got an extra two hours you can upgrade your tour to include a few additional stops – including markets and neighborhoods – on your sightseeing tour of São Paulo! (See the Itinerary below for more details.)Your guide will pick you up by private vehicle from your hotel a a historical Jesuit mission church and school. Stop at the famous Catedral da Sé (Cathedral of Sé) a neo-gothic building from the 20th century which holds up to 8000 people.Afterwards continue your scenic tour of São Paulo by private vehicle passing by the Monastery of Sao Bento
From $195.00
 
Private Gastronomy Tour of São Paulo
"Meet your guide upon pickup from your hotel and begin your gastronomic tour of São Paulo by private vehicle. First visit the Municipal Market of São Paulo – known simply as Mercadão – one of the city’s most traditional gourmet markets since it opened in 1933.The Mercadão built in an eclectic industrial architectural style features gorgeous stained-glass windows by Sorgenicht Conrad Filho famous for his works in more than 300 Brazilian cathedrals. Follow your guide past stalls filled with a wide variety of foods – from fresh produce to meat poultry seafood
From $215.00

More Local Customs in São Paulo

What the hell is Nota Paulista (nota fiscal)?

Whenever you go pay something, you will be asked if you would like to have a "nota fiscal", "cpf na nota" or "nota paulista". If you don't have a "CPF" or have no idea of what that is, simply answer...
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Elainehead
Mar 13, 2012

Devotion to Saint Jude Thaddeus

Patron of Desperate causes, Saint Jude Thaddeus is very popular in Brazil. I've been here twice to thank Saint Jude Thaddeus...His feast day is on October 28. If you are in São Paulo on that day,...
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Elainehead
Oct 23, 2010

FAAP University Location

Very nice and rich neighborhood in Higienópolis. It´s in central area, near to these places:Shopping Higienópolis (http://www.patiohigienopolis.com.br/)Mackenzie University...
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marakaki
Jul 23, 2009

The Colours of Downtown São Paulo

Downtown São Paulo is a sad case of urban overdevelopment. The city's large centre has become a concrete monster over the last few decades as concrete towers replaced gardens and small buildings. Yet,...
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MM212
Jun 07, 2009

Farmers Market

We like our fruits and vegetables fresh!Every neighbourhood, from trendy Jardins to humble Santo Amaro, has a weekly market. A side street is roped off and farmers (or agents) set up their stalls,...
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Lady_Disdain
Jul 17, 2006

SÃO PAULO - BIG CITY BUT MY SWEET BRAZILIAN HOME

São Paulo, a city where I feel at home and where I have many people I love, and secrets places that I like going to!;)Morumbi Park - a little green spot in the middle of a pleasant neighborhood of São...
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RafaelTheSecond
May 06, 2006
 
 
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Portuguese Classes at USP

A good language course I have heard is taught at the University of Sao Paulo (USP) - it is called 'Portuguese for Foreigners'See the following website.http://www.fflch.usp.br/cl/cursosple.htmThe site...
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peace_prevails
Feb 13, 2006

FESTA JUNINHA

This is not a LOCAL custom , but definitely a typical Brazilian custom observed as if a religious holiday each month of June across the whole brazilian territory.... The custom has some religious...
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schurlif
Oct 24, 2005

SAMPA KEEPS ON GROWING

São Paulo has two great finatial centres, the Paulista Avenue area and the new Brooklyin Area which are hostelling the main banks and consulates in the city!The canadian consulate is there!November...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jul 26, 2005

KEEP YOURSELF CLEAN

In a very remote town in the countryside of São Paulo State when we were returning to São Paulo from Iguazu Falls, in a gas station in Santa Cruz do Rio Pardo, we stop for shower time!Most of the gas...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jul 26, 2005

BRAZILIAN AND CANADIAN SWANS

They finally have met!;)))) A brazilian swan saying HOWDIE to his colleague in Canada visiting São Paulo!:))))It is a pleasure to see so many birds life in one of the biggest city in the World. São...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jul 22, 2005

THE NATURE IN THE URBAN CHAOS

First do not think that São Paulo is a chaos, if it is a chaos, I would say it is a pleasant one :) São Paulo is modern and the progress here has no breaks, but we have some green territories here...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jul 22, 2005

CRAZY MEETINGS

In a city of 18.000.000 people it is possible to meet people that you had any contact in some previous event. In this case, this very nice lady was in the same flight that Pierre was, and they just...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jul 22, 2005

HAHAHAHAHA THE SISTERS :)

They work to keep the piece and the happiness of people who really need, no need for food or money, sometimes poor people just want a single smile and some support.For sure they do not like to be...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jun 08, 2005

Top Hotels in São Paulo

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Alameda Santos, 2233, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, 01419-002, Brazil
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Avda das Nacoes Unidas 12901, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, 04578-000, Brazil
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Rua Oscar Freire 384, Jardins, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, 01426-000, Brazil
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Rua Vittorio Fasano 88, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, 01414-020, Brazil
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Avenida Brigadeiro Luis Antonio 4700, Jardim Paulista, Sao Paulo, 01402-002, Brazil
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Avenida das Nacoes Unidas 13301, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, 04578-000, Brazil
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Top Things to Do in São Paulo

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Avenida Paulista

Sao Paulo is a huge city and a bit chaotic. But the Avenida Paulista is something as well as the order in the chaos. Nerve center and financial, accumulates offices and shopping malls. Full of life...
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Beaches

89 Kilometres from Sao Paulo. How to arrive there from Sao Paulo: Jabaquara Terminal Station. Time travel: 1 hour and 20 minutes. More information: 11 50113421. The island of Guarujá is the most...
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Parque Ibirapuera

Officially called Pavilhão Lucas Nogueira Garcez, this spherical structure hosts temporary art shows and exhibitions. After it was built in 1954, it became a museum for a while before being converted...
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Museu de Arte de São Paulo

If you visit the museum MASP on a Sunday, you can also visit the outdoors antique market right under the museum. On the other side of the street you'll fins a handcraft market, food, beverages and ice...
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Liberdade - Japan in São Paulo

Liberdade District in Sao Paolo is home to a large number of Japanese (the largest single group outside of Japan). You can buy all sorts of snacks and authentic Japanese gifts in the many stores....
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Flea markets

Everyone is sorry there is no beach in São Paulo. Still, if it is a sunny weekend, go visit one "feirinha" - this sometimes means a flea market, sometimes an ethnic market. Have a look, not...
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Top 5 São Paulo Writers

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schurlif

"Short glimpses at São Paulo , my place....."
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RafaelTheSecond

"SÃO PAULO - SAMPA - MY BIG URBAN SHELTER"
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Elainehead

"Cidade da Garoa"
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Lady_Disdain

"Who am I to give advice?"
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MM212

"São Paulo"
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