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Sao Paulo Guide

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Best of Sao Paulo

3 days in Sao Paulo
3 days in Sao Paulo

Get to know Brazil's underrated culture capital and financial powerhouse, from its funky underground scene to the stellar views atop its signature skyscraper.

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Family-friendly Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo for young kids
Sao Paulo for young kids

Sao Paulo might seem like an adult kind of town, but there are more than a few choice options for the little ones to see and do.

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Sao Paulo on a budget

Sao Paulo for free
Sao Paulo for free

There may not be any free lunches, but there is free admission to some of Sao Paulo's most excellent cultural attractions.

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Insiders' Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo off the beaten path
Sao Paulo off the beaten path

Residents of Sao Paulo may think they've got the city down pat, but we've dug up a few out-of-the-way gems that still surprise locals and visitors alike.

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Sao Paulo Best Steak Houses
Sao Paulo Best Steak Houses

Brazil's vast grassy plains produce some of the best cattle in the world, and there's something very special about the Brazilian style of grilling. Treat yourself to a picanha (top sirloin), a plate of costela (ribs) or a well-marbled beef ancho (rib eye) at one of these outstanding Sao Paulo steakhouses, or do it Brazilian-style: a little (or a lot) of each.

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Getaways from Sao Paulo

Daytrips from Sao Paulo
Daytrips from Sao Paulo

The city sprawls so far in so many directions, it seems to take an eternity before you reach the outskirts. But you really only need a day for these enjoyable excursions.

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EveryTrail
Downtown São Paulo Art & Architecture Tour
Downtown São Paulo Art & Architecture Tour

São Paulo is an immense city, but many areas are both walkable and full of culture. Historic Downtown offers remarkable architecture and incredible art exhibitions all in close proximity and many of...

Highlights of São Paulo
Highlights of São Paulo

The sheer size of the city—and the ferocity of its traffic jams—makes São Paulo sometimes difficult to navigate, and uncovering all of its treasures can take more time than you’ve scheduled. That...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
São Paulo for Families with Young Children
São Paulo for Families with Young Children

While São Paulo can be an intense, rough-n-tumble kind of place, families with young children do visit and live in the city, and there are several wonderful museums with interactive exhibits tailored...

São Paulo Art Tour
São Paulo Art Tour

São Paulo’s art scene is vast and underappreciated, with hundreds of galleries and museums showcasing traditional and modern works from around Brazil and around the world. This full-day tour includes...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Avenida Paulista: Culture and Commerce Tour
Avenida Paulista: Culture and Commerce Tour

Avenida Paulista serves as a conduit for São Paulo's money and energy, art and culture. The 8-lane thoroughfare represents the drive and verve of the city, and many interesting cultural and artistic...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Weekend

Weekend in Sao Paulo (Markie_Mark115, 1 Dec 2006)
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Top 10 Museums (Daniel-SSA, 20 Aug 2011)
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Kiran's World (quanticmove, 30 Jan 2010)
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Sao Paulo with your hunny (bigjonfreeland, 18 Mar 2008)
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