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São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil situated some 20 km north-west of São Caetano and 1,140 km from Brasília. It has a population of 10,021,300 people. Many people visit São Paulo each year to take a look at its famous art museums and galleries and monuments and memorials.

The closest airport Congonhas (IATA: CGH) is about 20 km away.

Interesting places in São Paulo

1. São Paulo Museum of Art
The São Paulo Museum of Art (in Portuguese, Museu de Arte de São Paulo, or MASP) is an art museum located on Paulista Avenue in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. It's well-known for its headquarters, a 1968 concrete and glass structure designed by Lina Bo Bardi, whose main body is supported by two lateral beams over a 74 meters freestanding space, considered an landmark of the city and a main symbol of modern Brazilian architecture.

2. Monument to the Independence of Brazil
The Monument to the Independence of Brazil (Portuguese: Monumento à Independência) also known as the Ipiranga Monument or the Altar of the Fatherland, is set in granite and bronze sculpture. It is located on the banks of the Ipiranga Brook, in São Paulo, on the historic site where D. Pedro I of Brazil proclaimed the independence of the country on September 7, 1822.

3. Museu Paulista
The Museu Paulista of the University of São Paulo (commonly known in São Paulo and all Brazil as Museu do Ipiranga) is a Brazilian history museum located near where Emperor Pedro I proclaimed the Brazilian independence on the banks of Ipiranga brook in the Southeast region of the city of São Paulo, then the " Caminho do Mar, " or road to the seashore. It contains a huge collection of furniture, documents and historically relevant artwork, especially relating to the Brazilian Empire era.

4. Theatro Municipal (São Paulo)
Municipal Theatre of São Paulo is a theatre in São Paulo, Brazil. It is regarded as one of the landmarks of the city, significant both for its architectural value as well as for its historical importance, having been the venue for the Week of Modern Art in 1922, which revolutionised the arts in Brazil. The building now houses the São Paulo Municipal Symphonic Orchestra, the Coral Lírico (Lyric Choir) and the City Ballet of São Paulo.

5. Sala São Paulo
The Julio Prestes Cultural Center, which is located in the old Julio Prestes Station in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, was inaugurated on July 9, 1999. The building has been totally restored and renovated by the State Government as part of the revitalization project for the city center. It houses the Sala São Paulo, which has a capacity of 1. 498 seats, and is the home of the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp). It is a venue for symphonic and chamber presentations, and has been de…

6. Mosteiro de São Bento (São Paulo)
Mosteiro de São Bento (in Portuguese: São Bento Monastery) is a church located in São Paulo, Brazil. Established on 14 July 1598, the current church was built between 1910 and 1914.

7. Igreja Nossa Senhora do Brasil
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Brasil is a church located in São Paulo, Brazil. It was built in 1940.

8. Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo
The Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (Portuguese for " pinacotheca of the state of São Paulo" ) is one of the most important art museums in Brazil. It is housed in a 1900 building in Jardim da Luz, Downtown São Paulo, designed by Ramos de Azevedo and Domiziano Rossi to be the headquarters of the Lyceum of Arts and Crafts. It is the oldest art museum in São Paulo, founded on December 24, 1905, and established as a state museum since 1911.

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São Paulo Museum of Art

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Monument to the Independence of Brazil

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Museu Paulista

The Museu Paulista of the University of São Paulo (commonly known in

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Theatro Municipal (São Paulo)

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Sala São Paulo

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Mosteiro de São Bento (São Paulo)

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Igreja Nossa Senhora do Brasil

Igreja Nossa Senhora do Brasil is a church located in São Paulo,

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Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo

The Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (Portuguese for 'pinacotheca of

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Credicard Hall

Credicard Hall is a music theater in the city of São Paulo, state of

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Museum of Sacred Art of São Paulo

The Museum of Sacred Art of São Paulo (Portuguese: Museu de Arte

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São Paulo Museum of Modern Art

The São Paulo Museum of Modern Art, (Portuguese: Museu de Arte

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Beco do Batman

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Museum of the Portuguese Language

The Museum of the Portuguese Language (Portuguese: Museu da Língua

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Obelisk of São Paulo

Obelisk of São Paulo is an obelisk in Ibirapuera Park in the city of

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Hotel Boulevard Inn São Paulo

starting $48

Hotel Excelsior

starting $56

Marabá Palace Hotel

starting $63

Cinelandia Hotel

starting $36

Hotel São Paulo Inn

starting $39

Hotel Nobilis

starting $35

Plaza Hotel

starting $21

Hotel Joamar

starting $35

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