São Paulo Museum of Art

São Paulo Museum of Art

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São Paulo: City Highlights Guided Tour

1. São Paulo: City Highlights Guided Tour

See the top landmarks and monuments of São Paulo accompanied by a local guide. Enjoy with some stops along the route to visit the main places, including churches, historical landmarks, panoramic view point and street art. Begin the tour on Vila Madalena, one of the most traditional neighborhoods of the city. Head to Batman's Alley, a hub of urban art with graffiti murals and an explosion of colors. Then head to the Jardins Neighborhood and visit one of the most beautiful churches in São Paulo, Nossa Senhora do Brasil. Continue to Paulista Ave and take a panoramic tour with views of MASP, Trianon Park, and other essential buildings. Stop to visit the House of Roses, a historic mansion with a Cultural Center for Brazilian Poetry. Next, stop to take photos in front of Ibirapuera Park and the Bandeiras Monument. Visit the viewpoint on the rooftop of the MAC (Museum of Contemporary Art) with an incredible panoramic view of west side of city and Ibirapuera Park. Then head to the historical center and take a panoramic tour through the city center visiting the Liberdade neighborhood (Japan Town), Sé Square, and passing by the Cathedral. Also, see the Pátio do Colégio (place of São Paulo foundation), the Church and Monastery of São Bento, Tea Bridge, Municipal Theater, Anhangabaú Valey, República Square, Duque de Caxias Monument, the São Paulo Concert Hall, and other important historic buildings. Finish the tour with a visit to the Luz Railway Station, with free time to taste traditional Brazilian coffee (optional) in the coffee shop of the Portuguese Language Museum.

São Paulo City: 5-Hour Private Tour

2. São Paulo City: 5-Hour Private Tour

Visit the main attractions of São Paulo for a great introduction to the city, and learn how a small village became one of the biggest and most diverse cities on the planet. With a population of over 11 million, São Paulo is the most cosmopolitan city in Brazil and attracts visitors from around the world. On this 5-hour tour priced for up to 2 persons you’ll see important landmarks, including the Neo-Gothic Catedral da Sé, completed in 1967 after more than 50 years of construction. Travel by air-conditioned vehicle, riding through the financial district, along Avenida Paulista. Visit the city’s most traditional food market and discover diverse neighborhoods, such as the Asian enclave of Liberdade, home to the largest Japanese population outside of Japan. You will also get to visit Vila Madalena, the artistic-bohemian neighbourhood of São Paulo. Get a better understanding of São Paulo’s cultural life, admiring Oscar Niemayer’s Edifício Copan and the concrete and glass São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP).

São Paulo: 20-Minute Sightseeing Helicopter Tour

3. São Paulo: 20-Minute Sightseeing Helicopter Tour

Your aviation adventure begins at Campo de Marte Helipad with a safety briefing before you board the helicopter and set off for a bird's eye view tour of São Paulo. As you fly over this vibrant city, admire unforgettable panoramic views of the landscape below and appreciate this truly unique experience. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to marvel at the valleys, buildings, and iconic landmarks of the city from the skies. On this magnificent adventure, enjoy the unique opportunity to fly over the beloved city of São Paulo aboard a wonderful Robinson helicopter. From the sky, see the main city sights including Sé Cathedral, the Ipiranga Museum, Paulista Avenue, Ibirapuera Park, the Municipal Theater, Luz Station, the Municipal Market, Pacaembu Stadium, the Anhangabaú Valley, the Copam Building and much more.

São Paulo, Paulista Avenue, Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour

4. São Paulo, Paulista Avenue, Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour

Get to know São Paulo (Paulista Avenue) at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure, you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the "MASP”, “Japan House”, “Edifício Gazeta " and many more exciting sights in the neighbourhood. After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Japan House” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at "IMS Paulista". The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Special tour 8 hour (walking tour + nightlife )

5. Special tour 8 hour (walking tour + nightlife )

This is the best way to explore são Paulo in One day , specialy if you dont have much Time in This tour we gona star by visiting the famous roftop and Moving by using metro to the old city by visiting the japan steert then the big church (catedral the se) and some others museum, then the art steert ( beco off Batman) and then our nightlife star , by visiting many bars and pubs , live music , samba , pagode ,dj's , night clubs . All the entrance in This bar and right club are included as i put our names in the vip liste, that mean we gona pay Just what we drink , So come enjoy and let me show you How são Paulo is beautiful.

São Paulo: Paulista Avenue Walking Tour

6. São Paulo: Paulista Avenue Walking Tour

Begin your tour at Japan House on the remarkable Paulista Avenue, where your guide will provide you with some historical background on the area. Continue on a walking tour that is sure to impress you not only with its appearance, but also with its rich history. First up see the Santa Catarina Hospital, Casa das Rosas, Sesc Avenida Paulista, street artist Eduardo Kobra's murals, Itau Cultural Institute, State School Rodrigues Alves, and the Pasteur Institute.   This tour offers stops en route for pictures, contemplation, exploration, snacks, and a little souvenir shopping. Paulista Avenue is home to outstanding happenings that draw millions of people throughout the entire year.   Continue to see the FIESP Building, the São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP), Trianon Park, July 9 belvedere viewpoint, Gazeta Building, Alameda Ministro Rocha Azevedo, Residência Joaquim Franco de Melo, Augusta Street, Conjunto Nacional and Livraria Cultura book store, and the Instituto Moreira Salles. Get to know all about the history of this area while walking at a smooth pace with several stops.

Sao Paulo City Tour

7. Sao Paulo City Tour

Embark on an enchanting journey through São Paulo, starting in one of its most traditional neighborhoods. We'll pause for photos and exploration at Beco do Batman, a haven of Urban Art featuring a vibrant array of graffiti murals, showcasing São Paulo's urban expression in a burst of colors. Our adventure continues to Jardins, a renowned neighborhood where we visit one of the city's most beautiful churches, Nossa Senhora do Brasil, a venue for celebrity weddings and high society celebrations. A panoramic tour unfolds along the famous Rua Oscar Freire, home to international designer stores and renowned brands. We traverse Avenida Paulista, the business hub, offering stunning views of MASP, Parque Trianon, and other iconic landmarks. A stop at the historic Casa das Rosas, a mansion turned Cultural Center for Brazilian Poetry and Literature, adds cultural depth to our journey. Capture unforgettable moments with photo stops at Parque do Ibirapuera and the Monument to the Flags. Marvel at the panoramic cityscape from the MAC (Museu de Arte Contemporânea) viewpoint within the park. Venturing into the Bairro da Liberdade, Praça da Sé, and landmarks like the Catedral, Pátio do Colégio (the city's founding site), Igreja and Mosteiro de São Bento, Viaduto do Chá, Teatro Municipal, Vale do Anhangabaú, Praça da República, Monumento Duque de Caxias, Sala São Paulo de Concertos, and other significant historical structures, our tour concludes with a visit to the Luz Railway Station. Enjoy some leisure time to savor a traditional Brazilian coffee at the Museum of the Portuguese Language's café before returning to your hotels. Don't miss this immersive exploration of São Paulo's cultural and historical gems!

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4.7
(135 reviews)

Absolutely phenomenal & couldn’t say enough positive things about it. Our guide was incredible and so informative. The city was beautiful. Our group was extremely happy with the service and would without a doubt book again.

Luis was amazing! Lovely guide, excellent English. The whole trip was pleasant, with a nice pace and an interesting discussion. Sao Paulo is a beautiful city and it's worth exploring! We definitely recommend this tour.

Dorris was absolutely amazing! She was so factual and knows everything about São Paulo. She caters the trip to what you like and is so lovely to talk to. Her English is amazing I would 100% recommend this tour!

Good tour with lots of information about the largest city in the southern hemisphere. Great for starting your stay with good tips on what to do in this vibrant city.

Good responsiveness from the guide. this is a tour which can be useful for a superficial general and which requires to be deepened if one has the time afterwards