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Recent travelers said they enjoyed their visit to this cathedral, which garnered superlatives like \"beautiful,\" \"lovely\" and \"impressive\" from patrons. Many said you should plan to visit on a Sunday morning for Mass, as it's an incredible celebration. Several visitors warn, however, that the area surrounding the cathedral is a little dicey; so keep your eyes on your belongings.","type":"text"}],"address":"São Paulo Cathedral"},{"media":[{"metadata":{"height":750,"width":1000},"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2Fc2TKy1ZlOjRfQBPMlKEU%2FWhatsApp%20Image%202021-05-22%20at%2014.53.09.jpeg?alt=media&token=bddb4c22-3ad4-4d71-98fc-03503923f1a5","version":1},{"content":"In 1554, the Jesuit priests, with the intention of teach and catechize the Brazilian Indians built this school made with a technique named “pau a pique” which was mud, bamboo and straw. In 1556 the small village was becoming bigger so a school and a little church was built with a technique named taipa de pilão which was mud, plants, manure and animal’s blood. At the Páteo do Colégio garden is possible to see a taipa de pilão wall. All the museum itens have explanations in Portuguese, English and Spanish. The garden is also a wonderful place with pieces of art and nature together. The coffee shop has great fresh food and some charming delicious candies which are a good option to give someone as a gift.","type":"text"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2Fc2TKy1ZlOjRfQBPMlKEU%2F3-1-1024x576.jpg?alt=media&token=0434c951-7266-4352-b14b-558f3a3da4fe","type":"img","metadata":{"height":564,"width":1000},"version":1}],"address":"Pateo do Collegio","location":{"latitude":-23.548169456920824,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"longitudeDelta":0.10234184804510059,"longitude":-46.632835499999985}},{"media":[{"metadata":{"height":150,"width":232},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2Fc2TKy1ZlOjRfQBPMlKEU%2Fphoca_thumb_m_Mercado%20%C3%A0%20Noite.jpg?alt=media&token=a1f8dab3-3bfa-4dfe-b4e0-5757f3d93e1b","version":1,"type":"img"},{"type":"text","content":"Originally the city's very first grocery market, Mercadão first opened in 1933 and hosts around 300 stalls selling everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to spices, cheeses and sweets to meat and seafood. The building is also decorated with stunning stained-glass windows (72 windows that make up 32 panels) that depict different aspects of food production in the region. suggest taking advantage of the free samples available (vendors generously hand them out) and shopping around for the best price. Travelers warn that the market gets exceptionally busy on the weekends, so come prepared for long lines; even better, try to visit on a weekday."},{"metadata":{"height":183,"width":275},"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2Fc2TKy1ZlOjRfQBPMlKEU%2Fdownload%20(1).jfif?alt=media&token=2ee177cf-1891-45f6-9562-f172810ade12","version":1}],"address":"Mercado Municipal de São Paulo","location":{"latitude":-23.541768357226918,"longitude":-46.62939739999999,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"longitudeDelta":0.10234184804510059}},{"location":{"longitudeDelta":0.10234184804510059,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"longitude":-46.63380699999999,"latitude":-23.54389455691943},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2Fc2TKy1ZlOjRfQBPMlKEU%2Fcasamento_mosteiro_sao_bento_e_hipica_paulista065.jpg?alt=media&token=aeb65bc3-7853-4fce-b913-89786739152f","version":1,"metadata":{"width":1000,"height":666}},{"content":"As you approach Mosteiro de São Bento de São Paulo (St Benedicts Monastery) from the center of São Paulo, you’ll be overwhelmed by its scale and beauty; the building is juxtaposed against the towering pillars of glass skyscrapers surrounding it. São Bento Monastery is one of the most important religious sites in Brazil and one of São Paulo’s most visited attractions. Attend Sunday Mass to hear Gregorian chants, visit the living quarters of the Benedictine monks, or buy bread and preserves made by the clerics within the monastery. Admire the intricate and lavish details inside the main hall or attend a theater performance.\nEven non-religious visitors will appreciate the atmosphere and history that surround the monastery. Its architecture is characteristic of the 17th century, when it was originally conceived. The current incarnation of the São Bento Monastery was constructed in 1922 under the instruction of architect Richard Berndl. Look up to see the huge clock, which is said to have the most exact time in São Paulo. Wait for its bells to chime every 15 minutes.","type":"text"}],"address":"Monastery of St. Benedict"},{"media":[{"type":"img","metadata":{"width":1000,"height":579},"version":1,"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2Fc2TKy1ZlOjRfQBPMlKEU%2FDSC00034%40STIG-1.jpg?alt=media&token=1138403d-4f45-42b6-80c0-76291fcfb697"},{"content":"Modeled after the elegant Palais Garnier in Paris, São Paulo's Theatro Municipal is a work of art. This grand theater was built between 1903 and 1911, and the design of its detailed facade incorporates Renaissance, Baroque, neoclassical and art nouveau styles. Inside, visitors are greeted with gilded balconies and rich red seats and curtains. The theater is a cultural icon, thought to have sparked the city's vivid interest in the arts (and specifically modern art) after it hosted the Week of Modern Art in 1922. Today, the Theatro Municipal hosts a variety of performances, including operas, plays, symphony orchestras and ballets. If you're unable to make a performance, free guided tours of the venue (in English) are also available.","type":"text"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2Fc2TKy1ZlOjRfQBPMlKEU%2FDSC00034%40STIG-1.jpg?alt=media&token=d4262332-6c77-4b47-8be4-c1c66b219352","type":"img","metadata":{"width":1000,"height":579},"version":1}],"address":"Municipal Theatre of São Paulo","location":{"longitude":-46.63881735,"latitude":-23.545473656919917,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"longitudeDelta":0.10234184804510059}},{"address":"Luz Station","media":[{"type":"img","metadata":{"width":1000,"height":750},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2Fc2TKy1ZlOjRfQBPMlKEU%2F1200px-estac3a7c3a3o_da_luz.jpg?alt=media&token=58ac53b9-15ec-43f7-8eea-b059fbb4e968","version":1},{"content":"Estação da Luz is the main railway station of the Luz neighbourhood and an important hub for metropolitan trains and the metro network in the city of São Paulo. The building also hosts the Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, the Museum of the Portuguese Langauge. The building is one of the most important historical monuments of the city. he first station was built in 1867 to allow coffee from Santos to enter the city and transport people. As the city grew the station became indicate for the bustling metropolis. Thus a new station larger station was needed. The old station was demolished and the new station was built in 1901 by English Architect Henry Driver. The building was first assembled in Glasgow and then disassembled, shipped to São Paulo to serve its purpose, which it has done for over 100 years.\nThe building is built in a Victorian style, more specifically in a Neo-classical style. The Neo-classical style is usually symmetrical and has a strict formal rhythm throughout the facade. The facade is usually dictated by aesthetical qualities rather than functional ones. These qualities can be seen in the station’s facade. 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