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Brazil: São Paulo
Your Rating:Five Stars
Reviewed by: Daniela, Patricia, Rosana, Thais, Kelly , Roberto
Date of Trip: March 10, 2001

São Paulo is one of most populous cities of Brazil which can be compared with New York and Tokio. And it is located at the Southeast area between Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais. The weather is balmy and suits all tastes. It is the biggest economic and cultural centre of Latin America. It is possible to see panoramic buildings, have lively nightlife. There are many different cultures. For instance: Japonese, Italian, German living together peacefully. In addition, people of São Paulo are very friendly. Begin your day by getting up early and arriving at Ibirapuera. There is a stunning lake and a large green area. After that, it is interesting to visit the Ipiranga and Masp museum. They are the most important museums in São Paulo. Other great day trip, include a visit to the main Avenue of São Paulo, called Paulista Avenue.

Getting There
The United British Air and the America Airlines either have direct flights to São Paulo from any number cities. When you arrive in São Paulo, there will be a special bus waiting for you to take you directly to the Hotel.

In São Paulo you should stay at Hotel Sheraton Moffarej or Maksoud Plaza which you can see a panoramic view of São paulo and both of them offer an excellent international cuisine and it is beautifully-situated. Consequently you have easy access to the most important places of the city.

Food and Service
Food from all over the world can be found there. However, do not forget to try the typical Brazilian food like feijoada, tutu de feijão, acarajé and the most famous drink caipirinha.

The Ibirapuera Park is famous for its large green area. During the visit, you can jogging or ride a bike. It is a outstanding place to breath fresh air and relax. Besides that, it is possible to visit the MAM Museum. At the Ipiranga Museum, it is possible to understand the History and Culture of Brazil. At the Masp museum you can see the exhibition of many pictures and sculptors.

In a city like São Paulo you will have the opportunity of practicing sports at Parque do Ibirapuera, which is a stunning green area surrounded by trees. There you can hire a bicycle or just go jogging.

The Hotels offer special rooms for fitness and swimming pools, which you can practise some gym or swimming.

There are some places that offer great moments of fun to the children, like Parque da Mônica and Parque do Ibirapuera where people can rent a bicycle, for example.

There are some places that have prepared professionals to take care of children. It is interesting you ask some information at the hotels.


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