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Japan House Sao Paulo

Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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great experience

Good place to visit. It is free and you can watch different kinds of exhibitions. Staff is friendy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stephan s
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Excellent displays for free

Situated on avenue paulista. It’s 3 floors, the first and third have displays, the second had a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sao Paulo, SP
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Avenida Paulista 52 | Near Brigadeiro Subway Station, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01310-900, Brazil
Bela Vista
+55 11 3090-8900
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All reviews third floor free exhibition avenue paulista top floor nice place library casa titles classes origin art exposition paulo sculptures
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to visit. It is free and you can watch different kinds of exhibitions. Staff is friendy. Have also books to read about japanese way of life.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stephan s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated on avenue paulista. It’s 3 floors, the first and third have displays, the second had a Kodak stand. Interesting interactive art in form of dresses with visibility patterns on them. A video room of the dresses during a fashion show. Probably take you less...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nolanar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is very helpful and welcoming, and the treats sold in the cafe are delicious. There was a design exhibition in my visit. Part of it was hands-on, so we were allowed to touch several pieces (3d printed models).

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank g_marianaa
Reviewed 20 October 2018

This visit is a light yet interesting approach to japanese culture, good concept! the small library is great!. Just a word of warning to those souls wary of their digital privacy. Be prepare to disclose your passport number, your employer name for the sake of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carlos Z
Reviewed 8 October 2018

A nice place with a good exhibition, although it was a bit short, the quality of the exhibitions was great. Do not miss the souvenir shop, the have an amazing selection of japanesse books of several topics and we spent hours in there, also they...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alonso M
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Located on Avenida Paulista, this building is an architectural highlight. Very nice and airy design, both outside and inside. Inside they have some nice exhibition. Really a nice place if you like design and architecture!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TandTSwitzerland
Reviewed 27 August 2018

At the very heart of São Paulo, this places shows a bit more about Japan. There is a small lirbary, which is very useful for Japanese language learners. There are temporary exhibitions as well. Good place to spent some time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Zornitsa A
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The Japanese government decided to create some specific centers to spread the country's culture over the world. So far, only three centers were opened: Los Angeles, London and São Paulo. Bingo! So come to Paulista Avenue at its very beginning, near Brigadeiro Subway Station, and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 14 July 2018

very friendly staff beautiful building interesting exhibitions about food and tastes - interesting to see the japanese culture in sao paulo and: free entrance !

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kr I
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Intresting building with bamboo wood on the inside intresting art and great souvenirs shop I got the feeling the also have classes - a great stop on ave Paulista

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mats-olov O
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a variety of Italian food and music. You can
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