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São Paulo – Paulista Avenue, MASP, Trianon Park and the Cultural district

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

"Parade" on the most symbolic avenue in São Paulo. Inaugurated in 1982 with the purpose of being one of the most luxurious residential avenues of the city, it has become, over the years, the financial and cultural center of the city of São Paulo. See important buildings such as the Conjunto Nacional, MASP and the headquarters of FIESP. Get to know the Pasteur Institute and Santa Catarina Hospital, historic buildings founded at the beginning of the 20th century. And take a short walk through the tree-lined Trianon Park

Highlights

  • Know the largest financial and cultural center of the capital of São Paulo
  • Conjunto Nacional, designed by architect David Libeskind
  • Check out the most important museum of São Paulo - MASP
  • Take a walk through Trianon Park, a native forest
  • Contemplate important historical buildings, such as the FIESP headquarters, the Gazeta network, Petrobras, the Pasteur Institute, among others.

Inclusions

  • Walking tour through Paulista Avenue
  • Transportation with bilingual guide (English, Spanish or Portuguese)
  • Subway Ticket

Exclusions

  • Entrances to private places
  • Personal expenses

Please Note

  • Wear comfortable shoes since this is a walking tour
  • At the end of the tour, the return to the vehicle will be done by subway
  • Ticket for the subway is included

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Tour Itinerary

After the pick-up at your hotel, the tourist will be taken to Paulista Avenue where the whole tour will be carried out on foot.

The Paulista Avenue is the most symbolic avenue in São Paulo and the financial-cultural epicenter of the city. Inaugurated in 1892 with the purpose of being one of the most luxurious residential avenues of the city, it has become, through the years, the financial and cultural center of the city of São Paulo.

The script begins in Conjunto Nacional, on the west side of the avenue. This is considered one of the first buildings of the avenue, dating from the 1950s. In this place we will be able to appreciate the architecture of David Libeskind, renowned architect and that had strong performance in São Paulo at that time. There is also Livraria Cultura, a fantastic project by the architect Márcio Kogan, who turned an old traditional cinema of the city into a modern bookstore.

Continuing the tour we will walk to the MASP - Museum of Art of São Paulo - considered the most important museum of São Paulo and designed by the architect Lina Bo Bardi. Just in front is the Trianon Park, a park with native forest, idealized in the 19th century by the French landscape artist Paul Villon, where we will make a brief walk.

Continuing our walk, in a few minutes, we will see important buildings such as the headquarters of FIESP - Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo, designed by the Italian architect Rino Levi and recently restructured by the renowned architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha -, the building of the Gazeta network, where the Cásper Libero college is also a reference in teaching journalism in the city of São Paulo, as well as the headquarters buildings of Citibank, Petrobras and other companies with a strong presence in São Paulo and Brazil.

As we cross Brigadeiro Luis Antonio avenue, we will be able to see most of the old residences that have remained standing over the years, such as the Pasteur Institute - reference in the treatment of animal rabies in the country - the Rodrigues Alves municipal school - founded in 1909 and designed by the architect Ramos de Azevedo - Santa Catarina Hospital - founded in 1906 and reference in the health network of the city - and Casa das Rosas, an old residence that became a famous cultural center dedicated to the literary arts.

At the end of the walk, we will return by subway to the starting point where the vehicle is located and from there you will be transported back to your hotel by your tour guide.

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