Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #10 in São Paulo, Brazil


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 4.5 km
Ascend 103 m
Descend 91 m

Explore São Paulo in Brazil with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in São PauloIndividual Sights in São Paulo

Sight 1: Monument to the 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.

Wikipedia: Monument to the Bandeiras (EN)

876 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 2: 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.

Wikipedia: Museu Afro Brasil (EN), Website

718 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 3: Obelisco Mausoléu aos Heróis de 32

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Obelisk of São Paulo or Obelisk of Ibirapuera is an obelisk in Ibirapuera Park in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

Wikipedia: Obelisk of São Paulo (EN)

17 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 4: Auditório Ibirapuera

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The Ibirapuera Auditorium is a building conceived by Oscar Niemeyer for the presentation of musical spectacles, situated in Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo.

Wikipedia: Ibirapuera Auditorium (EN)

1217 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 5: Oca

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The Lucas Nogueira Garcez Pavilion, popularly known as Oca, is an exhibition pavilion located in Ibirapuera Park, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. It was designed by Oscar Niemeyer in 1951 to compose the original architectural ensemble of Ibirapuera Park, built to commemorate the IV Centennial of the City of São Paulo, which took place in 1954.

Wikipedia: Oca (Parque do Ibirapuera) (PT)

1089 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 6: Ibirapuera Park

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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.

Wikipedia: Ibirapuera Park (EN)

535 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Professor Aristóteles Orsini Planetarium

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The Professor Aristóteles Orsini Planetarium, also known as the Ibirapuera Planetarium, is located in Ibirapuera Park, in the city of São Paulo. It was inaugurated on January 26, 1957, being the first planetarium in Brazil, it is managed by the City of São Paulo, through the Open University of the Environment and Culture of Peace - which also manages the Municipal Planetarium of Carmo Professor Acácio Riberi. The Ibirapuera planetarium is considered a great attraction for fans of outer space thanks to the state-of-the-art Starmaster projector, which due to its positioning in the center of the room and other important factors such as architectural features, visitors have a greater sense of immersion.

Wikipedia: Planetário do Ibirapuera (PT)


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