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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.”
558 locals recommend
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. ”
424 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Parque Ibirapuera is a nice place to visit during weekends or even during weekdays if you like to jog or ride a bike.”
297 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Um museu de bela arquitetura e com uma bela curadoria de exposições. A museum of beautiful architecture and a beautiful exhibition curatorium.”
203 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Walking distance from home, it is a very nice park to relax, meet people and have a walk ”
152 locals recommend
Market
“Huge central market to see some exotic fruits. meats, appetizers, etc. Iconic building. Trash area but delicious food.”
216 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“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;”
137 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Cars are not allowed on Sundays. Music presentations happen everywhere, shops, bars, etc. all open!”
250 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“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.”
142 locals recommend
Theatre
“Cool theater and oschestra concerts programation. During the day: delicious coffee and lunch.”
141 locals recommend
Street Art
“A famous place to walk and see a lot of Brazilian graffitis, street arts, galleries, have some typical Brazilian foods and beers. ”
128 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“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.”
123 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Bourbom Shopping satisfies many different people. It offers attractions for children, teens, young and old people. There are good restaurants as Outback and America, fast food restaurants, cafeterias and fashion shops as Adidas, Zara, Forever 21, among others.  There is also a big supermarket which offers many products of excellent quality. In addition, people also may have fun going to the movies, or watching a show in Bradesco Theatre.”
120 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Museum of the Image and Sound. There are some nice art exhibitions and events on it.”
99 locals recommend
Bakery
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“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”
120 locals recommend
Women's Store
“Huge mall, where you're certain to find whatever it is you are looking for. More affordable than luxury brands.”
103 locals recommend