Sao Paulo has a fame for its cheapest overseas arrival. It is also renowned for samba and night life in Vila Madelena . You can also see the amazing sculptures and museums. The tourists who have an attachment with shopping, are very keen to visit this city as it has a good number of large markets and handicrafts shopping malls. The quality of international dining is very good here.
You have to pay not more than 100R$ for standard double rooms in a hotel. Other facilities are also provided in that price. Room can be spacious and big. If you want to stay near the airport and the metro train station, you can stay in the city of Guarulhos, a city of Sao Paulo.
The best way to get around at a cheaper rate is to use the subway/metro, trains and trolleybuses as much as possible you can. You can also take a taxi for shorter distances. The metro train is being built, for that reason, you may not have this in all the places. Don’t worry, the bus service is also very cheap. It will cost you 5-10R$.
You don’t have spend much to taste the food. Mexican, Italian, Continental are also served here at a low price. The best thing is that you can choose between the options. Small and locally owned restaurants will cost 14 BRL for a meal which includes a drink. Here, nicer meals at a more casual restaurant will cost around 35 BRL. The places near the famous beaches and tourist attractions will cost more. Grocery shopping is very cheap and will cost about 70-100 BRL per week, so this is a good option in order to save costs throughout the trip.
Ibirapuera Park is renowned as the major city park of Sao Paulo. As it has a massive area for leisure, jogging and walking, visitors and tourists often visit this park in the evening and morning. There is also a convention centre where free concerts are usually arranged by the city hall on weekends. The most important thing is that the three renowned museums of the city are also situated in the park. The nearest metro is Vila Mariana and 20 minutes walk.
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The Avenida Paulista area is a famous commercial centre of the Sao Paulo. It is also well known for its skyscrapers and a number of restaurants, book-stores, fine hotels, shops and all major bank branches. It is much more than a tourist attraction which becomes packed with people the lunch time as it serves a series of tasty and cheap food. The avenue is served by 3 metro stations.
All days of the week - 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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The Football Museum is located in Estadio Pacaembu which is one of the city’s largest soccer stadiums.You can enjoy the vintage soccer displays, interactive exhibits, and celebrations of World Cup history and Brazilian soccer stars. There is a nice gift shop and a café with live music on most weekends. Admission is about $3 and the museum remains open Tues.-Sun. Best transport can be metro and then taxi.
Opening times: From Tuedsay to Sunday, from 10 to 17 hours. Closed when there is a game at the stadium. For more inforamtion - http://www.museudofutebol.org.br/en/ View more
Municipal Theatre has both the architectural and historical value. This is the place of opera presentations and art exhibitions. The present look of this theatre is the result of a number of refurbishment. Nearby metro train will be the best option.
Visitation hours: Tue - Fri: 11 am, 3 pm and 5 pm
Sat, holidays: 11 am, noon, 2 pm and 3 pm
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The Metropolitan Cathedral is the place where the tourist can notice the neo-Gothic architecture and magnitude. It has pride over its religious art work and magnificent stained glass windows. Though it is the largest church of Sao Paulo, it is one of the five Gothic temples in the world. Entry fee: 5 R$
Monday through Friday, at 9:00 a.m., at 12:00 a.m. and at 6:00 p.m.;
Tuesday through Thursday, at 12:00 a.m. and at 6:00 p.m.;
Saturday at 12:00 a.m.;
Sunday at 9:00 a.m, 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. View more