Pateo do Collegio Church Tours

Pateo do Collegio Church
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.
Address: Praca Pateo do Collegio, 2, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hours: Open Tuesday through Sunday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Admission: Museum: R$5,00
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City Tour Meet São Paulo

Explore one of Brazil's most fascinating metropolitan areas on this City Tour Meet Sao Paulo. During this 3-hour tour with a knowledgeable local guide, visit sites in the Pacaembu, Paulista and Ibirapuera neighborhoods. Walk through downtown Sao Paulo to see the Pátio do Colégio, the Municipal Theater and the Anhangabaú Valley. End the tour with a visit to Luz Park and the Pinacoteca at the Luz Station. Round-trip transportation from Sao Paulo hotels is included.
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Small Group Cycling Tour of Downtown São Paulo, Brazil

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The best of São Paulo custom

A cultural tour through São Paulo with an accredited guide. The best in town and with lots of history.
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Private VW Bus Tour in São Paulo

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Full-day Private Layover Tour of São Paulo from Santos Port

Make the most of your time in Santos cruise port with a private layover tour to São Paulo. Discover Brazil’s largest city with a private guide, stopping to see landmarks such as the Monastery of Sao Bento, Ibirapuera Park, and Paulista Avenue; explore the lively neighborhoods of Madalena and Liberdade; sample Brazilian cuisine at the Municipal Market (own expense); and admire architectural wonders such as the Copan building, the Tea Bridge, and the Catedral da Sé.
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6-hour Classic São Paulo City Tour (Also GRU Airport Pick-up)

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  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Small Group Highlights Tour in São Paulo

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  • Duration: 4 hours
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