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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
 
São Paulo Gourmet Cooking Workshop
"The workshop will start with a pick-up then transportation to the Municipal Market to taste some of the famous delicacies of the place. The group along with the chef will purchase the ingredients to prepare the special menu that our chef has created specially. The space will be exclusive with music and the workshop structure aims to make guests feel special on their visit to São Paulo!The proposed itinerary is as follows: 10:00am to 11:00am – Pick-up at hotels located in São Paulo to visit Municipal Marked to buy some of the ing"""This small-group workshop sets to discover Brazilian flavors. Participants will join the chef to buy prepare and taste the special menu. Visit the Municipal Market
From $171.00
 
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

More Warnings and Dangers in São Paulo

SAO PAULO IS SAFE :)

The finantial centre around Avenida Paulista, the Jardins, Brooklyn and the main streets of the old downtown where you can visit the Cathedral of Sé, and also the japonese neighborhood of Liberdade...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jul 25, 2005

Beware of Card Cloning

Be extra vigilant when using your credit card in Brazil because card cloning is more common than you may think.NEVER lose sight of your card during a payment transaction!!!If you have to type your PIN...
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Elainehead
Mar 13, 2012

TROUBLES ARE EVERYWHERE

As I told before,the nbr of guys who got lost or feel sufocated by some kind of claustrophobia in it are huge,you need to be sure you have the shape for it,it's not easy to move inside the caves,lower...
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janaina
Sep 15, 2002

Motel

A motel in Brazil is not exactly a cheap hotel near a motorway, but the favourite place for illicit (ok, and licit as well) encouters.Instead of an unconfortable bed, you are quite likely to find a...
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Lady_Disdain
May 19, 2006

Getting money

The ATM is probably the best way to get money in São Paulo - there are a lot of ATMs, the exchange rate on the cards are usually good and fees are not too high.But take a few precautions to make sure...
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Lady_Disdain
Jul 17, 2006

Prices have skyrocketed: forget shopping here

A few years ago (maybe 4 years ago), you could buy a lot of clothing and shoes without spending a lot, but since the local money Real got stronger, prices have skyrocketed. It's as expensive...
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Elainehead
Oct 23, 2010
 
 
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The Butanta Institute in Sao...

The Butanta Institute in Sao Paulo is one of the world's leading centers for the study of poisonous snakes. At the research center, poisonous snakes are milked of their venom for serum. Although this...
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AndreasK
Sep 07, 2002

PickPorket

Be Careful your stuff here when you are walk on the street there are pickporcket in downtown, Special care with your mobile. Dont show off your stuff.If you need information try to ask to police your...
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LoucoSP
Oct 24, 2004

As indicated in the...

As indicated in the introduction - Sao Paulo is save! I lived in the city for one year, and nothing ever happened. Public transport works,and food is always good.One problem is that speaking english...
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TWINE
Aug 25, 2002

Sao Paulo is a beautiful city,...

Sao Paulo is a beautiful city, but possibly dangerous if you’re not careful! Make sure to ask the clerk in your hotel about the surrounding neighborhood and specific dangers; do not walk alone at...
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mmanchack
Aug 25, 2002

Keep assemble don't go away alone

We suffered a robber in the city center of Sao Paulo. There are many old archtactures like post offfice, opera and first sky scraper standing around. We were following the guide except one of our...
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bubblex
Sep 09, 2003

Sao Paulo and 'safe' behaveiour

Yo can be easily percolated, no matter what is you dress. When you talk, do it silent and nobady won't know that you are not resident. US residenst can be easily recognised by the very selfconfident...
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burger
Nov 21, 2004

Black market near SÉ

If you go to the Sé Cathedral, walk to the main door and look at the square. At your left you may see a bunch people just hanging out and staring at each other. If you pay attention they are trading...
victor.arakawa
Apr 04, 2011

Always have a map that you can...

Always have a map that you can use to show taxi drivers where you are trying to go. Even if you speak Portugues the problem is that Sao Paulo is so big the drivers don't know where every specific...
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wmmiller
Aug 24, 2002

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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