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Theatro Municipal De Sao Paulo

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Address: Praca Ramos de Azevedo, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01037-010, Brazil
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Amazing Place at Sao Paulo Center

The theater is really beautiful. It has been recently restored, we had a guided visit and is free. Getting there at night is a bit of a challenge. The area surrounding the theater... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The theater is really beautiful. It has been recently restored, we had a guided visit and is free. Getting there at night is a bit of a challenge. The area surrounding the theater is dark..

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

An amazing piece of old São Paulo! Definitely worth seeing, especially the interior - it's fabulous! It's a great spot for taking beautiful pictures, too. But you have to be there early, otherwise it's too crowded. Must see!

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Oswego, New York
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The theater is truly beautiful. It has been recently restored, so it sparks with details of gold and marble and rich red velvet. We went to see a dance performance with live music, but what we wanted was to see the theater, one of our goals when we visit any large city. And it was worth it! The building is... More 

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Miami, Florida
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had a wonderful and different evening at this oasis in Sao Paulo. We saw a classical violin performance at this historic venue, It was incredibly inexpensive and is apparently heavily subsidized. Getting there at night is a bit of a challenge. We took a taxi, walking or metro is not an option. The area surrounding the theater is dark... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This gem theater is located in the Ild Downtown area and while yes, there is a sizable homeless population hanging out nearby, I don't believe you have anything to fear if you want to visit this for a performance or just a look into the lobby. Shopping malls across the street so it isn't a dangerous area per se. But... More 

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Sao Bernardo Do Campo, SP
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The Theatro Municipal de São Paulo is one of the most beautiful places in the whole city. You must see a concert or visit the place. Just watch out, because the area (downtonwn) where it takes places it's a little bit dangerous.

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This room has a yearly schedule and have some international classical music presentations during the whole year. Please be aware that some of the places may not offer a great view of the whole stage, or even the screens where they put subtitles. Prices usually are accessible. And the region is not too safe, specially at night... Avoid walking alone... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

The building stands out, as it has classical form surrounded by concrete beasts. It has some stain glass windows that bring the building to life. Nice for a quick look if you're in the area. I wouldn't really say that this area is particularly dangerous during the day time. However, if you get nervous and scared by homeless people approaching... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Old part of Sao Paulo. Must visit. Go in a group. Go in the 1st part of the day. The people around do not inspire confidence. However lovely to see. It's a 100% to go to place. Bhagwan

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Seville, Spain
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

It is a must to visit. It is like a palace placed in the center of São Paulo in the middle of its decadence. There are guided visits in Portuguese and so in Englisj; they are free. It is a good place to visit with children and inside it there is a really cool bar to have a coffee or... More 

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Staying in Republica

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Republica
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 inspired filmmakers and other artists. To get the feeling of São Paulo in the beginning of the 1900s, visit the Municipal Theatre – you will be amazed by its architecture. The area also features several galleries. República is a great area to explore during daytime, but use caution if visiting alone at night.
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