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“japanese food” (34 reviews)
“street market” (21 reviews)
Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Too crowded during a Saturday afternoon, far from a clean place and few spots to seat down and relax. Street food is okayish but I heard there are nice traditional restaurants which I will try next time.

Thank Erika F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone who visits San Paolo realises it's a huge city! We chose Liberdade for our accommodation & stayed in a amazing Airbnb. What we liked about this area is the sense of community. Local shopping, weekend markets, restaurants, bars & friendly people. Yes, in such...More

Thank planettracey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Liberdade was at first São Paulo's Little Tokyo. Nowadays you can say it's São Paulo's Asian neighborhood. If you look for good asian restaurants and small shops and galleries for buying all kinds of asian food and products you are at the right place. This...More

Thank José Ricardo F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A piece of Japan in Sao Paulo, they even have a small street market on Saturdays morning. Delicious food, I have tried Guioza and it was amazing!

Thank Joao A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

São Paulo is the largest Japanese community outside of Japan, and Liberdade is where they concentrate. It is a nice albeit very crowded neighborhood on weekends, with rather expensive restaurants -- you can find dozens of cheaper and better alternatives throughout the city. You will...More

Thank agj60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Brazil, we have the biggest Japanese community outside Japan. At the beginning of the 20th century, we received lots of Japanese immigrants, and most of them came to live in the Liberdade neighborhood. There they built their houses and grew their families. Now some...More

Thank Eamoraes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Liberdade ia a interesting place to see the japonese colony in São Paulo. Many Japanese restaurantes , supermarket, bookstore around the mrt liberdade. Also you can buy many Japanese gifts and household . One Sunday a big market held there. Nice to see if you...More

Thank Isabete N
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Liberdade is one of my favorite places in São Paulo. With tipic japoneses restaurants (sushi, soup-bars ,....) and japonês shops , parks, ... it's the biggest Japanese colony outside Japan with probably one million japoneses people living in the same area in São Paulo. Even...More

Thank markushohn
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Walk into Liberdade and without paying attention to the crowd, one may think that this is in Japan. There's is a Japanese gate as well as Japanese style lamp posts that covers the entire area. Most of the shops also has writings in Japanese. This...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I would recommend the visit on a Sunday when there's a street market, most of the shops are open as well. To go there by metro, stop at the Liberdade station.

Thank Camile87
As the largest Japanese community outside of Japan,
Liberdade offers a variety of shops with Asian
products and restaurants with diverse Asian cuisines.
Liberdade is a world unto its own - you may forget you
are in São Paulo. The streets are decorated with red
lamps and there are various markets. On the weekends,
there is a great street fair at Liberdade Square,
starting right by the subway entrance. The Oriental
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