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Mario de Andrade Library

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An oasis in the center os Sp

The place is Just beautiful, clean and calm. The employees are Very kind and available. There's a... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Laura A
Stop and read

I love this place to read and enjoy a little bit of silence in the middle of the city. They have... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2015
São Carlos do Pinhal, São Paulo, Brazil
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19 May 2017
“An oasis in the center os Sp”
18 Jun 2016
“Nice library, nothing extraordinary”
Rua da Consolacao 94 | República, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01302-000, Brazil
(11) 3256-5270
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

The place is Just beautiful, clean and calm. The employees are Very kind and available. There's a fantastic view of the sorroundings from the 3rd floor. Worth a visit!!

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Went in to have a look inside the Mario de Andrade Libary, it's nice but nothing extraordinary. Very close to centro though.

Thank Andreas K
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I love this place to read and enjoy a little bit of silence in the middle of the city. They have great resources for those who want to research and simply read the newspaper of the day.

Thank MariaOliver1976
Reviewed 28 August 2014

BMA is a very quiet place to study or read. There you’ll find thousands of books, famous São Paulo’s newspaper And magazines. This library was closed for many years and now is well refurbished with plenty of shelves, tables and good light distribution. In this...More

Thank Lsl2013
Reviewed 29 December 2013

I am a member of this library and would advise any foreign tourist or student to skip this place unless you can speak Portuguese as there is virtually no material - books, newspapers or magazines - in any other language. Getting in involves the usual...More

1  Thank Paulista668
Reviewed 21 June 2012

A skyscraper full of books, designed by French architect Jacques Pilon in a sober art deco style. The first tower was ready in 1942, the second one ... was never built. It's a public building, so access is easy. Inside, lots of precious materials were...More

3  Thank Ronny V
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Part of the historical centre of São Paulo, República
was once a fancy residential area. República Square
holds a craft and food fair every weekend, right by
the subway entrance. Nearby, one of the
neighbourhood’s main attractions is the Italian
Building, where you can see the city from the 42nd
floor. The Copan Building also deserves a close look,
with 1,160 apartments and a huge floor area that
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