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Itau Cultural Institute

Avenida Paulista 149, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01311-000, Brazil
+55 11 21681777
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Nice place... supported by a huge Bank player, this place Always have good expositions, art and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Milton K
via mobile
Brazilian Art, culture & history

What a lovely way to complement your visit to Av Paulista and learn Brazilian History and Culture... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Sao Paulo, SP
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taú Cultural is an institute dedicated to the research and production of content as well as mapping, fostering and dissemination of artistic and intellectual expressions. In this way, it contributes to the enhancement of the culture of a society as complex and diverse as Brazil. By considering culture a key tool to the construction of the country's identity and an effective means to promote citizenship, Itaú Cultural seeks to democratize and encourage social participation. A center of cultural reference, for 28 years the institute has been promoting and propagating the Brazilian output - both in and out of the country. Its programs - such as Rumos - as well as its mission and vision emphasize the institute's consistent distinctive features that place it among the most important cultural institutions in Brazil.
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  • Average5%
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Avenida Paulista 149, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01311-000, Brazil
+55 11 21681777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place... supported by a huge Bank player, this place Always have good expositions, art and culture activities and movies festivals. What you pay for Parking your car is 13 brz for a 12h period. Great option for bringging people who dont live in the...More

Thank Milton K
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely way to complement your visit to Av Paulista and learn Brazilian History and Culture through Braziliana Collection: maps, coins, books, artworks and so. No entrance fee, it a must to stop.

Thank Rubpy
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I would never have thought of popping into this bank & up to the top two floors, if my Brazilian friend working around the corner had not stumbled upon this superb collection of money, prints and paintings from early times until now. Exquisitely curated ,...More

Thank TAoxford
Reviewed 14 November 2016

At the ground there is a permanent exhibition of Cartola - one of the first singers and composes of samba, who started singing in bars in late 1920s. All of his songs are about old Sao Paulo and broken hearts. Everybody had the heart broken...More

Thank Lena T
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Itaú Cultural is a really nice, clean, beautiful center with free entrance and lots of stuff to see all the time. It also has its own café where they offer both lunch and coffee, so you can spend quality time over there. The temporary exhibitions...More

Thank Luimielw
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice place to visit in Paulista AV. Lots of cultural activits. Close to Subway. Try to go on Sunday's when the avenue is closed to bikes and walkers. Wear a sneaker.

Thank Valeriateixeira2014
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Probably the best place in São Paulo with art linked to Brazilian History, spanning from 1500 to today, very complete, with English explanations. Other temporary expositions as well. A must!

Thank GlobGoing
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It was yet another public holiday in São Paulo, so after working from 5am (Jet lag!), this afternoon I had time to visit this exhibition. There is a private collection on display over two floors of Brazilian historic artefacts, documents and pictures. Very interesting insight...More

Thank Izvor
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a classy place for visitors and residents to catch up on exhibitions, concerts and artistic events, usually with a Brazilian angle. It is located right in Avenida Paulista and is only a minute´s walk from the Casa das Rosas center/gardens so the visitor...More

Thank Paulista668
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a good place to go if you want to find out more about Brazil's formation as the country it is today. The exhibit is interestingly displayed, but on the day I visited there was a group of noisy interns that really spoiled the...More

Thank Steven M
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