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History and legends of São Paulo in the city center
I was born and raised in São Paulo, lived and experienced it in diverse ways. Love to show people around, have done it many times with traveling friends so I know the most interesting spots to see. Am a volunteer in different organisations and love history, so will try to show you the history of this city and how it lead to the different social problems we have today, but in a fun and light way :)
We will learn about the history of São Paulo while walking through the historic streets of the city center.
Find out how São Paulo grew from a small religious village to the largest city in South America .
We will see
- the Municipal theatre,
- the Anhagabau "valley" which was once a river
- City Hall with it's unexpected architecture
- Pateo do Colégio where the city was founded
- The statue of Zumbi dos Palmares, the main leader who fought against slavery
- Banespão , where you have the best point of view of the city
- Sé Cathedral, our beautiful gothic central church
and many other buildings that are part of the city's identity. From classical European architecture to famous Brazilian architecture
You will discover how daily life here with me, a local, and the best secret corners to visit that only locals know.
The tour ends in Piazza della Repubblica, from where you can take the metro or enjoy other nearby attractions.
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Praça da República, 61 - República, S...Praça da República, 61 - República, São Paulo - SP, 12020-363, Brazil
I'll be standing behind the tourism information tent next to the Republica subway station in the yellow line. I will be wearing a bright orange hat
1Outside visitRepública - Praça da República - República
Learn about the history of the square and the Main building in it
2Outside visitVale do Anhangabaú - Rua Vitória - Centro Histórico de São Paulo
3Outside visitEdifício Altino Arantes - Centro Histórico de São Paulo
4Outside visitEstátua Zumbi dos Palmares - Avenida São João - Centro Histórico de São Paulo
5Outside visitPateo do Collegio - Centro Histórico de São Paulo
6Outside visitSolar da Marquesa de Santos - Rua Roberto Simonsen - Centro Histórico de São Paulo
7Free admissionCatedral da Sé de São Paulo - Praça da Sé - Sé
Enter and walk around freely
8Outside visitEdifício Matarazzo - Viaduto do Chá - Centro Histórico de São Paulo
9Outside visitTeatro Municipal de São Paulo - Plaza Ramos de Azevedo - República
How much does this tour cost?
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).