Sao Paulo


The richest city in Brazil with numerous cultural institutions, football, carnival and a distinguished architectural history


Why Sao Paulo is the best city to live and study Portuguese in Brazil

  • It is a city to work, live, study and enjoy.
  • Sao Paulo hosts 65% of the LATAM headquarters of fortune 500 companies.
  • Sao Paulo is one of the wealthiest cities in the world.
  • Sao Paulo is the most crucial technology ecosystem in emerging markets.
  • Sao Paulo is wealthy, culturally speaking.
  • The city where you cry twice, when you arrive and when you leave.
  • The largest financial centre in the Southern hemisphere.

Most popular sights, tourist attractions, and things to do and see in Sao Paulo

  • Art Gallery of São Paulo.
  • Avenida Paulista on Sundays.
  • Benedictine Monastery.
  • Catavento Museum.
  • Cathedral of São Paulo.
  • Contemporary Art Museum.
  • Convent of Nossa Senhora da Luz.
  • Farol Santander, Banespa Tower.
  • Football Museum.
  • Ibirapuera Park.
  • Independence Park.
  • Latin American Memorial.
  • Museum of Ipiranga.
  • Museum of the Portuguese Language.
  • Neo Quimica Arena.
  • São Paulo Museum of Art.
  • São Paulo's Municipal Theater.
  • Villa Lobos park with the biggest Wheel in Latin America.

Most important events and festivals in Sao Paulo

  • Carnival in February or March.
  • Sao Paulo Fashion Week in April/August.
  • Virada Cultural in May.
  • Sao Paulo Gay Pride Parade in June.
  • Festa Junina in June.
  • Sao Paulo International Film Festival in October.
  • F1 Grand Prix of Interlagos in November.
  • Saint Silvester Road Race in December.


CitySao Paulo
Population (hab)12,400,232
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)760

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Instituto Aprenda2

Instituto Aprenda2

Portuguese language school in Sao Paulo, Brazil