Sao Paulo

Travel Guide
Bank of Brazil Cultural Center which includes street scenes and heritage architecture as well as a large group of people
Experience the cultural diversity of in this mega city and visit religious buildings or practice your Portuguese with locals in nightclubs, before shopping at designer shops under the shadow of towering skyscrapers.

The largest city in Brazil is often considered by some to be simply a commercial city, but a recent cultural revival in São Paulo has seen it become a major attraction with many museums, galleries and a vibrant nightlife. The populous city boasts one of the most dramatic skylines in the world, but with many historical sites nestled between the towering glass skyscrapers.

There are plenty of things to see outside the city centre the parks and gardens of São Paulo are popular meeting places at the weekends. Although a little Portuguese goes a long way, you’ll find English is spoken at most of the major sights and attractions in the city.

For a bit of tranquillity, visit Parque do Ibirapuera this is a great place to spend the afternoon, chilling on the shores of the lakes surrounded by trees. In the evening, visit the Auditorio Ibirapuera for an outdoor concert. See how the night sky unfolding before your eyes in the Planetário Professor Aristóteles Orsini. Go to the Museu de Arte Moderna in to view works by Pablo Picasso and Brazilian artists.

Learn more about the history of São Paulo and visit some of the oldest sites of the city. Visit the iconic Mosteiro de São Bento and observe the Sunday Mass with Gregorian chants, then take a selfie with the nearby Cathedral of São Paulo, one of the most photographed buildings in the city.

Where to stay in Sao Paulo

Sleep Inn Guarulhos
Sleep Inn Guarulhos
3 out of 5
Avenida Natalia Zarif, 2655, Guarulhos, Sao Paulo, 07140 040
The price is £48 per night from 20 Jul to 21 Jul
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Guarulhos. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a free airport shuttle. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (933 reviews)
"Clean and welcoming staff"

Reviewed on 22 May 2022

Sleep Inn Guarulhos
Comfort Hotel Guarulhos - Aeroporto
Comfort Hotel Guarulhos - Aeroporto
3.5 out of 5
R. Pedro de Toledo 977, Guarulhos, SP, 07140-000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £52 per night from 23 Jul to 24 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Guarulhos. Enjoy free WiFi, a free airport shuttle and 24-hour room service. Popular attractions CECAP and International ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (184 reviews)
"Price"

Reviewed on 11 Jun 2022

Comfort Hotel Guarulhos - Aeroporto
Rosewood Sao Paulo
Rosewood Sao Paulo
5 out of 5
Rua Itapeva, 435, Bela Vista, Sao Paulo, SP, 01332-000
The price is £476 per night from 3 Jul to 4 Jul
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Sao Paulo. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and 3 restaurants. Popular attractions Paulista Avenue and Ibirapuera Park are ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (21 reviews)
"Just beautiful… We will be back"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2022

Rosewood Sao Paulo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Wyndham Garden Sao Paulo Convention Nortel
Wyndham Garden Sao Paulo Convention Nortel
3.5 out of 5
Av Luiz Dumont Villares 400 -, Vila Guilherme, Sao Paulo, SP, 2085000
The price is £53 per night from 16 Jul to 17 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Sao Paulo. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and 24-hour room service. Popular attractions Paulista Avenue ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (274 reviews)
"Definitely will come back."

Reviewed on 24 Apr 2022

Wyndham Garden Sao Paulo Convention Nortel
Nomah - Aptos por Temporada na Vila Nova Conceição
Nomah - Aptos por Temporada na Vila Nova Conceição
3.5 out of 5
Rua Correia de Oliveira 39, Sao Paulo, SP, 04508-050
The price is £71 per night from 3 Jul to 4 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Sao Paulo. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and an on-site corner shop. Popular attractions Paulista Avenue and Ibirapuera ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (31 reviews)
"It’s almost a scan. They affitm that to deliver the acess to the property all the reception is done digitally. what they don’t mention is that they irregularly request tour facial biometric data obtained by their “apps”. Dening the biometric data there’re no reception process. The absurd is that ..."

Reviewed on 16 May 2022

Nomah - Aptos por Temporada na Vila Nova Conceição
Marriott Executive Apartments Sao Paulo
Marriott Executive Apartments Sao Paulo
4 out of 5
Rua Professor Filadelfo Azevedo, 717, Vila Nova Conceicao, Sao Paulo, 04508-010
The price is £89 per night from 23 Jul to 24 Jul
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Sao Paulo. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (484 reviews)
"Good location"

Reviewed on 25 Jun 2022

Marriott Executive Apartments Sao Paulo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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