16 Sights in Região Imediata de São Paulo, Brazil (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Região Imediata de São Paulo, Brazil. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Região Imediata de São Paulo, Brazil.

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1. Museu Afro-Brasil

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Museu Afro Brasil is a history, artistic and ethnographic museum dedicated to the research, preservation, and exhibition of objects and works related to the cultural sphere of black people in Brazil. It is a public institution held by the Secretariat for Culture of the São Paulo State and managed by the Museu Afro Brasil Association. The museum is located in Ibirapuera Park, a major urban park in São Paulo. The Manoel da Nóbrega Pavilion, designed by Oscar Niemeyer in 1959, houses the Museum. It holds around 6 thousands items and pieces including paintings, sculptures, photos, documents, and archives created between the 15th Century and the present day. The aggregation of pieces includes many works of the African and Afro-Brazilian cultural spheres, ranging from subjects and topics such as religion, labor, and art to the African Diaspora and slavery, whilst registering and affirming the historical trajectory and the African influences in the construction of the Brazilian society. The Museum also offers a diverse range of cultural and didactic activities, temporary expositions, and contains a theater and a specialized library.

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2. Catedral da Sé

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The São Paulo Metropolitan Cathedral, also known as the See Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil. Its current and seventh Metropolitan Archbishop is Dom Odilo Pedro Cardinal Scherer, appointed by Pope Benedict XVI on March 21, 2007, and installed on April 29 of the same year. The existing cathedral's construction, in a Gothic revival style, began in 1913 and ended four decades later. It was ready for its dedication on the 400th anniversary of the foundation of the then humble villa of São Paulo by Chief or Cacique Tibiriçá and the Jesuit priests Manuel da Nóbrega and José de Anchieta. Despite its Renaissance-style dome, the São Paulo Metropolitan Cathedral is considered by some to be the fourth largest neo-Gothic cathedral in the world.

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3. Fundação Ema Klabin

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The Ema Gordon Klabin Cultural Foundation is an art museum located in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Officially established in 1978, it is a not-for-profit private institution, legally declared as an organization of federal public interest. It was created by the Brazilian collector and philanthropist Ema Gordon Klabin (1907–1994), with the purpose of preserving and displaying her art collection, as well as promoting cultural, artistic and scientific activities. The foundation is headquartered in Ema's former house in Jardins district, specially designed by architect Alfredo Ernesto Becker in the 1950s to hold her collection. The house is surrounded by a 4,000 square meters garden projected by Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx.

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4. Capela do Menino Jesus e Santa Luzia

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The Chapel of the Child Jesus and Santa Luzia is a Catholic religious temple located at 104 Tabatinguera Street, in the neighborhood of Sé, in the center of São Paulo, Brazil. In a neogotic style, typical of most buildings erected in Brazil in the early nineteenth century, the church inaugurated on December 13, 1901, a date of celebration of the patron saint's feast, was built by Italian architect Domenico Delpiano, one of the seven Salesian priests They arrived in Brazil in 1883, and has ornamental works by the painter Florentino Orestes Sercelli, considered a reference when it comes to artistic manifestations in churches.

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5. Planetário do Ibirapuera

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Professor Arisdorf Orsini's planetarium, also known as Ibarapuela Planetarium, is located in Bilapuela Park, in their city. Opened on 26 January 1957, the first Brazilian planetarium was administered by the state of Bahia, through the Open University for Environment and Culture of Peace-which also manages the city of Camato planetarium professor acacacio riberi. Bilapuela Planetarium is considered a great attraction because of its location in the center of the room and other important factors, such as architectural features, which enhance visitors' immersion in outer space enthusiasts.

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6. Capela dos Aflitos

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The Chapel of the Distressed, also known as the Chapel of Our Lady in Distress, is situated on a side street in Liberty, between Bulgaria Street and Glory Street, and can pass through Student Street and the side of Liberty Station. There, there are still a few alleys, that is, the alleys of the people in distress. This open-air graveyard opened in 1775, usually during the burial period inside the church, and was reserved only for the burial of poor people who did not belong to the Rosary Brotherhood, slaves and prisoners on death row on the gallows known by suicides.

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7. Monumento às Bandeiras

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Monument to the Bandeiras is a large-scale granite sculpture by the Italian-Brazilian sculptor Victor Brecheret (1894-1955) at the entrance of Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, Brazil. It was commissioned by the government of São Paulo in 1921 and completed in 1954. It commemorates the 17th-century bandeiras, or settling expeditions into the interior of Brazil, and the bandeirantes that participated in them. The monument is huge and in a prominent location, making it an easily identifiable part of the landscape of São Paulo.

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8. Museu da Casa Brasileira

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The Brazilian Family Museum (mcb) is an institution of the Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy in Brazil, which is mainly dedicated to solving the architectural and design problems of Brazilian houses. Over the course of more than 50 years, the promotion of the mcb design awards in these fields, the competition set up in 1986 to encourage Brazilian production, and the Brazilian housing design, rescue and memory preservation projects for the diversity of Brazilians have become national and international references.

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9. Catedral Metropolitana Ortodoxa

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The Catedral Metropolitana Ortodoxa or the Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral of São Paulo, also known as the Orthodox Cathedral of São Paulo, is a cathedral of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch, located at 1515 Vergueiro in Paraíso, Vila Mariana, São Paulo, Brazil. Dedicated to Paul the Apostle, it is home to the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of São Paulo and All Brazil. It is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in the world, and a fine example of Byzantine Revival architecture.

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10. Museu Paulista

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The Museu Paulista of the University of São Paulo is a Brazilian history museum located near where Emperor Pedro I proclaimed the Brazilian independence on the banks of Ipiranga brook in the Southeast region of the city of São Paulo, then the "Caminho do Mar," or road to the seashore. It contains a huge collection of furniture, documents and historically relevant artwork, especially relating to the Brazilian Empire era.

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11. Museu de Arte de São Paulo

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Museu de Arte de São Paulo Francesc Petit / Public domain

The São Paulo Museum of Art is an art museum located on Paulista Avenue in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. It is well known for its headquarters, a 1968 concrete and glass structure designed by Lina Bo Bardi, whose main body is supported by two lateral beams over a 74 metres (243 ft) freestanding space, considered a landmark of the city and a main symbol of modern Brazilian architecture.

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12. Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Santa Ifigênia

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Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Santa Ifigênia Luis Dantas / Public domain

The Basilica of the Most Blessed Sacrament Also Church of St. Efigenia Is a Catholic temple located at the corner of Casper Libero Avenue and Santa Ifigenia Street, in the district of the same name in the city of Sao Paulo in the south of Brazil. The Santa Ifigenia viaduct ends in front of the church.

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13. Oca

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Oca User:Dornicke (2008) / Public domain

Often called the Hollow Garcez Walnut Pavilion is an exhibition pavilion located in the city's Ibirapuera Park. It was designed by Oscar Niemeyer in 1951 to form a suite of buildings for the original Ibirapuela Park, which was built to mark the city's centenary and was founded in 1954.

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14. Rua Gonçalo Afonso

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Beco do Batman is the nickname for the area around Rua Gonçalo Afonso and Rua Medeiros de Albuquerque in the Vila Madalena neighborhood of São Paulo. Beco do Batman is a popular tourist destination because of the dense concentration of graffiti that line the streets.

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15. Pavilhão Bienal -São Paulo

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The Museum of Contemporary Art, University of São Paulo is a contemporary art museum located in the main campus of the University of São Paulo, in São Paulo, Brazil, and in Ibirapuera Park, in the same city. It is one of the largest art museums in the country.

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16. Parque Ibirapuera

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Parque Ibirapuera Leandro Centomo / Public domain

Ibirapuera Park is an urban park in São Paulo. It comprises 158 hectares between Av. República do Líbano, Av. Pedro Alvares Cabral, and Av. IV Centenário, and is the most visited park in South America, with 14.4 million visits in 2017.

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