Pateo do Collegio Church Tours

This historic church is built on the exact spot where the famed city of Sao Paulo was founded. Constructed in 1554, Pateo do Collegio Chuch once served as a home, school and church for Jesuit priests. Today, the original structure includes a museum, café, library in addition to an operational church. 

Visitors can explore the church’s seven halls that showcase sacred artifacts, indigenous art and a model of the city in its earliest state. Travelers should be sure to check out the famed Peace Bell—known by locals as Sino da Paz—which serves as a reminder of the need for peace, justice and empathy in Sao Paulo and across the world.

Practical Info

The church is located at Praca Pateo do Collegio, 2, Centro near the Se subway station. It is open Tuesday through Sunday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. with classical music performances on the third Sunday of each month.

Tickets to the museum are available for R$5,00, and visitors can reserve guided tour spots Monday through Friday between 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Location
Address: Praca Pateo do Collegio, 2, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Hours: Open Tuesday through Sunday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
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Admission: Museum: R$5,00
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Private City Tour of São Paulo

Get an overview of São Paulo during this 3-hour orientation of the metropolis with your own personal guide — perfect for those without much time. Enjoy a customizable itinerary during this private excursion, departing from your hotel in the morning or afternoon. You’ll see São Paulo’s most popular sights, such as Praça da Sé, Bairro Higienópolis and Estádio do Pacaembu, with an in-the-know local at your side.
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Get acquainted with the metropolitan grandeur of São Paulo on a private 3 hour tour of the bustling Brazilian city. Travel to São Paulo’s most sought-after sights in a luxurious vehicle with a knowledgeable guide, visiting prominent landmarks like The Pacaembu Stadium and Sé Cathedral Square. Discover the intriguing history and heritage of the city and receive the undivided attention of your private guide on this executive tour.
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