Best things to do in Sao Paulo

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Locals’ favourite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

1. Ibirapuera Park
Av. Pedro Álvares Cabral
618local recommendations
Cecília says “Ibirapuera Park is a major urban park in São Paulo, Brazil. It has a large area for leisure, jogging...” ·
2. Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand
1578 Av. Paulista
473local recommendations
Laís Cristina
Laís Cristina says “MASP - exposições One of the most iconic museums in São Paulo, located on Paulista Avenue. It is we...” ·
3. Pão de Açúcar
1933 R. Teodoro Sampaio
191local recommendations
Maria Clara & Marcelo
Maria Clara & Marcelo says “This supermarket (between Rua Teodoro Sampaio, Mourato Coelho and Fradique Coutinho - roughly 1km fr...” ·
4. Avenida Paulista
Av. Paulista
300local recommendations
Joao says “On Sundays this main avenue, equivalent to the 5th avenue in New York, becomes pedestrian and it is ...” ·
5. Fair Benedito Calixto
240 Praça Benedito Calixto
160local recommendations
Laís Cristina
Laís Cristina says “Street fair on Saturdays - nice local designer stuff, local food in the heart of the square, chorinh...” ·
6. Municipal Theatre of São Paulo
s/n Praça Ramos De Azevedo
134local recommendations
Ivan says “This gem theater is located in the Ild Downtown area and while yes, there is a sizable homeless popu...” ·
7. Estádio Municipal Paulo Machado de Carvalho
113local recommendations
Antonio & Ellen
Antonio & Ellen says “One of the best museum! -Open Tuesday to Sunday-9am to 5pm -Closed on Sunday -Price:R$6 reais - ...” ·
8. Arena Corinthians
98local recommendations
Glauco says “Believe it! If you want to walk to the stadium will arrive in 15 minutes, going well so quiet while ...” ·
9. Instituto Tomie Ohtake
88 Rua Coropé
103local recommendations
Victor says “Modern museum with temporary exhibitions of contemporary artists, the Institute is located in a buil...” ·
10. Sesc Pompeia
93 R. Clélia
105local recommendations
Lucas says “Sesc Pompeia is a cultural place that gathers arts galleries, theaters, restaurants, snacks and even...” ·
11. Padaria Bella Paulista
354 Rua Haddock Lobo
91local recommendations
Francisco/Barbara says “Padaria famosa na região da Paulista que funciona 24h. Tem um menu incrível de lanches, pratos, e at...” ·
12. Terraço Itália
344 Av. Ipiranga
83local recommendations
Matheus & Renato
Matheus & Renato says “The seccond tallest buildings of the city has an breathtaking view. Fancy restaurant up there./ O se...” ·
13. Famiglia Mancini
81 R. Avanhandava
81local recommendations
Vital says “Sao Paulo is famous for its fabulous Italian food. This pizzeria is one of the nicest of this city. ...” ·
14. Allianz Parque
1705 Av. Francisco Matarazzo
77local recommendations
Carolina says “Allianz Parque is the soccer stadium for Palmeiras, one of the largest and best known teams in Brazi...” ·
15. Geek.ETC.BR - Conjunto Nacional
2073 Av. Paulista
83local recommendations
Sabrina says “It's ease to get lost inside this place, since it's one of the largest Bookstore in Latin America. T...” ·
16. Vila Madalena
129local recommendations
Omar says “Nevermind the drinking and driving issues. Walk to Vila Madalena to its famous and diverse nightlife...” ·
17. Trianon - Lieutenant Siqueira Campos
949 Rua Peixoto Gomide
120local recommendations
Joao says “This is a super central 2 block park which conserves the original flora of Sao Paulo city. It is imm...” ·
18. Rua Augusta
R. Augusta
120local recommendations
Susanna R Dornelles
Susanna R Dornelles says “From downtown to Av. Paulista, our Soho of night clubs. Lots of grass at the corner of Rua Peixoto G...” ·
19. Rua Oscar Freire
Rua Oscar Freire
123local recommendations
Tânia says “Conhecida por abrigar flagships de marcas famosas, a Rua Oscar Freire é um dos principais endereços ...” ·
20. Spot
72 Alameda Min. Rocha Azevedo
71local recommendations
Paola says “A classic spot to see and be seen! Nice and little expensive restaurant, with tasty food and beautif...” ·
21. Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
112 R. Álvares Penteado
78local recommendations
Luciana says “Vey nice museum ate the center of the city. Nice exhibitions and also theater and movies. Free entr...” ·
22. Ó do Borogodo
21 R. Horácio Lane
65local recommendations
Cristina says “Great place to go, cheap beer and nice music. Entrance fee is not expensive. Tuesday is a good day, ...” ·
23. Bar da Dona Onça
200 Av. Ipiranga
62local recommendations
Paola says “This is a spot in Copan building great for weekend lunches, early dinner or even a happy hour. It's ...” ·
24. Beco do Batman
R. Gonçalo Afonso
99local recommendations
Evelyn says “If you are into art and street art, it is a must visit. Every space - walls, pavement, trees - is us...” ·
25. Rua 25 de Março
Rua 25 de Março
97local recommendations
Thatiana says “This famous and popular street in SP can let you a bit overwhelmed as there is really too much going...” ·
26. São Paulo Museum of Modern Art
s/n° Av. Pedro Álvares Cabral
64local recommendations
Ma-Rê says “Modern Art Museum, inside Ibirapuera Park, it's a nice walk. They have a very nice coffee shop, gre...” ·
27. Estadão Bar & Lanches
193 Viaduto Nove de Julho
64local recommendations
Elcio says “Famous for its pernil (pork loin) sandwiches served on crusty French bread, this no-frills stand-up ...” ·
28. Le Jazz Brasserie
254 R. dos Pinheiros
54local recommendations
Aglay says “The real bistrô in the city. Amazing food and nice staff. On the other hand, long waiting lines... ...” ·
29. Casa das Rosas
37 Av. Paulista
65local recommendations
Raniel & Luciana
Raniel & Luciana says “Mansão antiga chamada Casa das Rosas. Lá existem diversas exposições e tem uma cafeteria nos fundos ...” ·
30. Football Museum
s/n Praça Charles Miler
53local recommendations
Evelyn says “This is a great exhibition for all, not only for fanatics... and inexpensive to visit. Also, there ...” ·