, the largest city in Brazil
, is located in Southeastern part of the country. It is the most populous Brazilian state. The city is named after Saint Paul and is usually called by its nickname “Sampa.” People living here are called “Paulistanos.”
has two main airports: The São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) for the international flights and the Congonhas-São Paulo Airport (CGH) for domestic and regional flights. The Campo de Marte Airport is another airport that serves light aircraft and helicopters.
São Paulo is also known for many things: impressive architecture, skyscrapers, and gastronomical feasts. It cradles most of Brazil’s
skyscrapers like the Mirante do Vale, the tallest building in Brazil. A walk along the Paulista Avenue will reveal the metropolis that is Sao Paolo. Lining the avenue are shops, theatres, Sao Paolo hotels
, restaurants and art galleries.
What catch the attention of many are the numerous Sao Paolo restaurants which offer tasty international and local cuisines. A must try local dish in Sao Paolo
is the the traditional barbeque called churassco. Sao Paolo is about palatable food and a happy stomach!
The cosmopolitan city is also a centre for cultural and business centre of Brazil
. Reflected on some of its buildings and traditions are European and Asian influences. Museums are scattered all over the city. The most famous among them is the Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo which contains the works of Picasso, Monet, Renoir, Dali and Van Gogh. The Pinacoteca do Estado is home to Brazilian artworks from 19th and 20th century.
The Parque do Ibirapuera is Sao Paolo’s Central Park. Apart from being treated to lush views, visitors can also do a lot activities from picnicking to cycling. Shopping is also another activity associated with Sao Paolo
. The Jardins is the centre of upscale shopping in the city and in the entire country. On the other hand, the Mercado Central is for bargain finds and fresh products. The market is housed in an impressive Neo-Gothic hall with impressive stained glass windows.
The Mercado Central is a famous market because of its food and building design. You can buy a lot of different fresh produce cheaply and eat it on the spot. The market is designed with a massive Neo-Gothic hall with impressive stained-glass windows.
continues to grow. It has not ceased from re-inventing itself and inviting people visit it.
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