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The website of the Secretary of Tourism of the State of São Paulo is a handy source of information for those who want to know more about cultural and leisure options in the state. Here you will find beach itineraries, ecological walks and information about all the natural and economic richness of São Paulo.
São Paulo is a commercial center for consumption. There are more than 50 malls in the city with about 9,000 stores. In addition to the main shopping centers listed below, there are also specialised streets, such as Oscar Freire, in the Jardins region, where the main national and international brands are located. March 25th street is very famous for its popular commerce.
Shopping hours are from 10am to 10pm Monday to Saturday and from 2pm to 8pm on Sunday. Street trade is usually open from 9am to 7pm.
Shopping Patio Paulista
R. Treze de Maio, 1947 - Bela Vista
Frei Caneca Shopping
R. Frei Caneca, 569 - Consolação
Av. Roque Petroni Jr. 1.089 - Brooklin
Shopping Cidade Jardim
Av. Magalhães de Castro, 12,000 - Butanta
Shopping Patio Higienópolis
Av. Higienópolis, 618 - Higienópolis
Av. Ibirapuera, 3.103 - Moema
Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 2.232 - Jardim Paulistano
R. Turiassu, 2,100 - Perdizes
Shopping Center 3
Av. Paulista, 2.064 - Cerqueira César
Av. Rebouças, 3,970 - Pinheiros
Shopping Center Norte
Travessa Casalbuono, 120 - Vila Guilherme
Boa Vista Shopping
R. Borba Gato, 59 - Santo Amaro
D & D Shopping
Av. Das Nações Unidas, 12,555 - Brooklin
Mega Polo Fashion
R. Barão de Ladário, 566 - Bras
Av. Prof. Francisco Morato, 2,718 - Vila Sônia
Av. Paes de Barros, 2,761 - Mooca
Shopping Center Penha
R. Dr . John Ribeiro, 304 - Penha
Av Cruzeiro do Sul, 1100 -. Caninde
Avenida Interlagos. 2.225 - Interlagos
Shopping Anália Franco
Av. Regente Feijó, 1,739 - Tatuapé
Shopping Jardim Sul
Av. Giovanni Gronchi, 5.819 - Morumbi
Shopping Plaza South
Plaza Leonor Kauppa, 100 - Jardim Saúde
Shopping Portal do Morumbi
R. Guilherme Dumont Villares, 1.269 - Morumbi
Shopping Villa Lobos
Av. das Nações Unidas, 4.777 - Alto de Pinheiros
Shopping West Plaza
Av. Francisco Matarazzo, s / n ° - Barra Funda
Beautiful, rich, intellectual, democratic, lively, cultural, sophisticated, urban, modern, professional. What defines São Paulo? There is no single adjective that can accurately define this city of the world.
Meticulously designed by many nationalities, cultures, beliefs, and ideals, this metropolis is truly cosmopolitan. It is Italian, German, Jewish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, French, African, Arabic, Spanish, Latin, Brazilian, São Paulo. This is also present in the architecture of the buildings, in the streets, in the refined palate of their gastronomy, and in the fashion and gestures of the people who are writing the history of this city.
São Paulo can be described in many ways. It is home to the largest hotel complex in Latin America, the most sophisticated hospital in the country, and is the largest Brazilian cultural centre. São Paulo is a destination for major events, fairs and exhibitions. The city is also the headquarters of renowned academic and research centers, and much more.
In the city you can find many cinemas, museums, theatres, historical and cultural heritage areas, parks, concert halls, theme parks, event spaces, fairs, shopping malls, specialty shopping streets. Every year, around 10 million visitors come to the city to do business and network, shop or take advantage of a cultural calendar attuned to world trends.
During your stay in Sao Paulo it is important that you feel safe. Below you can find a list of the main hospitals and emergency centers in the city. All of them have a 24h service.
You can also contact the Emergency Mobile Service of the capital (SAMU) via the number 192.
Brotherhood of Santa Casa de Misericórdia
Rua Cesário Mota Júnior, 112
Vila Buarque - São Paulo - SP
Hospital do Coração - Hcor
R. Judge Eliseu Guilherme, 123
Paraíso - São Paulo -SP
Hospital Sírio Libanês
R. Dona Adma Jafet, 91
Bela Vista - São Paulo - SP
(55 11) 3155-0200
Rua Martiniano de Carvalho, 741
Bela Vista - São Paulo - SP
Hospital das Clínicas
Av. Dr. Enéas de Carvalho Aguiar, 255
Cerqueira César -São Paulo -SP
Hospital 9 de Julho
Peixoto Gomide, 625
Cerqueira César -São Paulo-SP
In São Paulo vehicle use is restricted to prevent traffic congestion during peak hours. This is based on the last digit of the vehicle’s license plate. This restriction means that certain vehicles are not allowed on the roads from 7AM to 10AM and from 5PM to 8PM, once a week.
Last digit 1 or 2 – Prohibited on Mondays
Last digit 3 or 4 - Prohibited on Tuesdays
Last digit 5 or 6 - Prohibited on Wednesdays
Last digit 7 or 8 - Prohibited on Thursdays
Last digit 9 or 0 - Prohibited on Fridays
It is very easy to rent a car upon your arrival in Brazil. Below you can find a list of a few car rental companies. All of them are located at the International Airport of Guarulhos, in the outer lobby of the airport. You can also reserve your car when you arrive. The minimum age required by the rental companies is usually 21 years. Always be aware of speed limits. There are several radars on public roads.
Rent a car
Hertz - www.hertz.com.br
Localiza - www.localiza.com.br
Locar Alpha -
The city of São Paulo is served by two airports: Guarulhos International Airport (Cumbica) and Congonhas Airport.
The two are interconnected by a bus system, Aiport Service, which carries passengers to different parts of the city.