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Republic Square (Praça da República) Tours

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Republic Square (Praça da República)
A rectangular eye at the center of the urban hurricane that is São Paulo, Praça da República might have seen better days, but the plaza still holds on to its importance as a focal point for cultural life in the city. Built in 1889 to commemorate a new era in the city’s expansion and development, Praça da República served as the primary location for concerts, political protests, and other large gatherings. Perched within the otherwise tree-shaded plaza is the former Caetano de Campos School, now site of the São Paulo State Department of Education, a handsome structure of yellow brick that—at over 120 years old—contrasts greatly with the mid-20th century glass and steel towers fronting the park. Just across AvenidaIpiranga from the plaza is one of the city’s oldest Modernist residential buildings, the Edifício Esther, inaugurated in 1938, and overlooking the park from the southwest corner is the nearly 500-foot-tall EdifícioItália, São Paulo’s second-tallest building.

On weekends, the plaza hosts a large crafts fair and flea market, with over 600 vendors selling everything from colorful landscape paintings from Brazil’s northeast to woodcarvings and other household knickknacks. Despite 24-hour police presence, the area can get sketchy after dark, when hustlers and the homeless make their way into the park.
Address: Praça da República, Sao Paolo, Brazil
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São Paulo Highlights 4 hours - Shared tourHalf-day Tours

São Paulo Highlights 4 hours - Shared tour

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Wander through the mesmerizing metropolis that is the city of São Paulo. Let yourself be enticed by the buzzing of one of the largest and most diverse cities in Brazil as your local guide helps you discover the finest gems of the city. You’ll stroll through the city’s foundation site, historical center, major landmarks, and a classic Victorian train station which will contrast the current modernity and bustle you’ll experience while journeying past some of São Paulo’s major museums, the financial heart of the city, Liberdade district, and the Pacaembu soccer stadium. It´s a Greater opportunity to see the main highlights of the big São Paulo in a fun way to share your experience with other travelers.
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The Best Sights of Sao Paulo in 7 hours on Saturdays & Sundays (Shared Group)Full-day Tours

The Best Sights of Sao Paulo in 7 hours on Saturdays & Sundays (Shared Group)

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Make the most of your time in São Paulo in a 7-hour guided tour to discover its most iconic attractions in a “SHARED GROUP TOUR”. Our vehicle picks you up with an accredited bilingual tour guide to provide you with a lively day filled with popular attractions passing the main areas like historical downtown, Paulista ave area, the most sophisticated areas in the south and southwest of São Paulo, and yet business districts like Brooklin and Itaim Bibi. This tour attracts people of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities whether it’s their first visit to São Paulo or they’ve explored the city before, there are always so many attractions just waiting to be discovered. The tour follows a set itinerary around São Paulo with a live guide commenting about the largest city in the Southern hemisphere and one of the largest cities in the World. Stop at sights to explore in the company of the guide who will escort you in the tour expedition, providing an interpreting service along the way.
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Small Group Highlights Tour in São PauloBike & Mountain Bike Tours

Small Group Highlights Tour in São Paulo

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This bike tour gives you a unique possibility to get your bearings in a big metropole. It takes you to all the important places in the center of São Paulo, from the nature and the park to the old city center to the modern architecture at the Pauliste Avenue. And all on separate bike lanes or car free spaces.
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Street Art Bike Tour

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Get your hipster on with this bike tour of São Paulo’s street art. This half-day tour, either morning or afternoon, takes you roundtrip from Avenida Paulista along bike routes that explore this city’s vibrant underbelly as seen through the eyes of its talented graffiti artists. Building-sized murals, kaleidoscopic columns and otherwise mundane overpasses turned into masterful canvasses, this tour culminates in Jeventude Park, once an infamous prison, now a hub of artistic creativity.
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Small Group Cycling Tour of Downtown São Paulo, BrazilBike & Mountain Bike Tours

Small Group Cycling Tour of Downtown São Paulo, Brazil

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This 3-hour small group cycling tour is for travelers who want to see more of São Paulo, the largest city in Brazil, in less time. The approximately 10-mile route includes museums, parks, architecture, neighborhoods, and plenty of time to stop for refreshments and photos. Explore the city's Japanese neighborhood, see the city's cathedral, and more.
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