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Liberdade

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Liberdade
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Address: Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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This is definitely a must see! Belief to be the second largest Japanese community outside Japan, this neighborhood provides not only an amazing culture experience but also a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely a must see! Belief to be the second largest Japanese community outside Japan, this neighborhood provides not only an amazing culture experience but also a gastronomic one. You can find not only Japanese, but Chinese and Korean food and culture. Spend a day there and you won't regret! Try to go on Sunday, when they have a... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Liberdade may look a japanese neighborhood at a first glance but you will also find there chinese and korean restaurants and stores all mixed together in a peaceful and nice coexistence. the area is usually crowded but it's worth exploring

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked a bit through the heart of the Japanese community in Sau Paulo, interesting restaurants and markets. Public booths selling artisanal merchandise on the square.

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Caxias Do Sul, Brasil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Liberdade in Portuguese means "Freedom " and is the Brazilian name for the São Paulo 's area where you feel that you are in Asia. Like the US Chinatowns it is the Brazilian Japan Town! It is the largest Japanese Colony of the world with about 300 thousand Japanese people and descendants. You can find there anything you find in... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

place to remember japan, specialy restaurants owner are japaneses, yasuda and Yinode for example, stores are very insteresting...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Very good place for those who like the culture. Food very good and freshly made. Good to go with family and spend a lot of time in the shops.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat and discover a little about Japanese, Chinese and Korean culture in São Paulo. A lot of restaurants and small markets with all kind of stuff, you will have a lot of fun and a great experience there!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Located a short and easy walk from Se this square and area are easy to get to. It is hyped as an artist area. All we saw were cheap Chinese knock off stores and lots of places selling cheap make-up items. The street lamps are kinda kewl.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

we took the hop-on / hop-off bus and this was by far the most interesting place on the tour. spend a few hours in the neighborhood. was just great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The biggest community of Japan outside of Japan is in Sao Paulo. Going to LIberdade is to taste a piece of their culture. You can find lots of restaurants, supermarkets, and japanese shops in this neighborhood. Easy to access by subway (Liberdade Station) you can take a walk through their streets, taste their food and even speak their language if... More 

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As the largest Japanese community outside of Japan, Liberdade offers a variety of shops with Asian products and restaurants with diverse Asian cuisines. Liberdade is a world unto its own - you may forget you are in São Paulo. The streets are decorated with red lamps and there are various markets. On the weekends, there is a great street fair at Liberdade Square, starting right by the subway entrance. The Oriental Garden and the Busshinji Temple are beautiful spots to visit, and if you want to learn more about Japanese culture and immigration to Brazil, stop by the Museum of Japanese Immigration.
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