Your guide will pick you up from the hotel and drive you to downtown So Paulo (about 1 hour) for a brief historical walking tour. See the sight where the city was founded in 1554 at the Ptio do Colgio, a historical Jesuit mission church and school. Stop at the famous Catedral da S (Cathedral of S), a neo-gothic building from the 20th century, which holds up to 8,000 people. Afterwards, continue your scenic tour of So Paulo by private vehicle passing by the Monastery of Sao Bento, a historical sight belonging to the Benedictines, who have sung Gregorian chants at masses there since the 16th century, the 30-story Martinelli building So Paulos first skyscraper and the Banespa Tower that looks similar to New Yorks Empire State building. Pass the churches of St Francis that were built during the 18th century, and the Municipal Theater of So Paulo, the citys oldest theater and a venue for renowned concerts and operas. Learn from your guide about So Paulo Law School, the citys first established university, admire the Tea Bridge, the 42-story Italian Tower and City Hall, an imposing building made entirely of travertine marble. Keep an eye out for Brazils largest residential building the Copan building, designed by the famous architect, Oscar Niemeyer. In addition to these city landmarks, youll drive through several interesting areas including: Liberdade: The Japanese district of So Paulo, where Japanese immigrants settled at the beginning of the 20th century Paulista Avenue: A financial district created at the end of the 19th century, then home to wealthy coffee farmers Ibirapuera Park: So Paulos main park, including a peaceful garden landscape designed by Roberto Burle Marx The Municipal market: A vibrant building, inaugurated in So Paulo in 1932. Besides coming in contact with the Brazil great gastronomical variety. You will be able to try the famous pastel de bacalhau (a fried pastry with salt-cod filling) or a sandwich with more than 400 grams of mortadela (meals not included in price). Vila Madalena neighborhood and Sunset Square a bohemian area full of artist studios and home to the best murals in town. At the Sunset Square, enjoy great views of the city.
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Duration: 10 Hrs
Departure Details :
Hotel pick up
Cancellation Policy : This activity is non-refundable
Make the most of your staying in Santos and go for an exciting full day private tour excursion to Sao Paulo.This is a great choice for those who are looking for an ecological tour, a mix between nature and the history of Sao Paulo city. If you are looking for history and nature, you will be impressed by this tour. You be delighted by the panoramic sightseeing.
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- Bottled water
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Hop-on hop-off tour
- Walking tour
- Private tour
- Round-trip private transfer
- Transport by air-conditioned car or minivan with free wifi service
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Family friendly
- Get inside tips from a local
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Tips (optional)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
A small amount of walking is involved
Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
Due to availability, please be aware that vehicles used in the excursions may be different from description and vary at the management's discretion.
Cash is usually the only way to pay for small entrance fees at tourist sights, at smaller restaurants and small shops. You can exchange your money with our local guide safely.
Visit Brazil safely with our local guide.
A small amount of walking is involved
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended