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Whoever visits São Paulo will never forget the city. The urban ambience, the different leisure options, the varied cuisine, the enormous skyscrapers and the historic monuments make the state capital an obligatory destination for those who like discovering large cities.
The city is one of Brazil’s most popular destinations, especially for business. Everyone loves the city’s club and restaurant circuit.
And if you come to the city, don’t forget the shopping. São Paulo is full of shopping malls dotted throughout the city and easy to find. If you like to window shop, don’t miss out on Rua 25 de Março, famous for its different shops selling all kinds of popular products.
For those who prefer a more cultural itinerary, the city also has parks, museums and art galleries. The theatre programme is also worth highlighting, as there are many theatre houses offering dramas or comedy shows.
Leisure and entertainment in São Paulo
There are many places to discover during your visit to São Paulo. Even when the weather is bad, there are ways to have fun. But if it is sunny, take advantage and stroll through the parks, such as the Parque do Povo (only 650 m from the TRYP Iguatemi). Another place with plenty of greenery is Parque do Ibirapuera, only a nine-minute drive from the hotel.
And if the rain does frustrate your plans (and in São Paulo it can happen quite suddenly), the shopping malls and the cinema complexes are a great option. The neighbourhood of Itaim Bibi, in which the TRYP Iguatemi is located, has many different malls, such as Iguatemi, only 1 km from the hotel, and the JK Iguatemi, 2 kms away.
The São Paulonightlife is famous worldwide and very popular. For those who like meeting up with friends in bars, the options are endless. On the other hand, if your ideal plan is good music, the clubs in and near Itaim Bibi are a great choice.
Football in São Paulo is an excellent plan for the weekend. Just a 12 minute drive from the TRYP Iguatemi is the Estádio do Pacaembu, a true monument to the sport. Here you will also find the Football Museum which tells the story of the sport and its competitions.
Museums and galleries in São Paulo
Some of the most important museums in Brazil are in São Paulo and an essential stop for visitors to the state capital.
The Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo (MAM) is located in the Ibirapuera Park, and is an obligatory stop. It is only 9 minutes by car or taxi from the hotel.
Equally important is the internationally famous Museum of Art of São Paulo. Known as MASP, it is located in Avenida Paulista, the most famous street in the city. The collection is full of important names from the world of art. The MASP is 4 km from the TRYP Iguatemi.
Another museum worth visiting is the Museum of the Portuguese Language, in Estação da Luz. Here is proof that São Paulo breathes culture.
São Paulo gastronomy
The gastronomy of São Paulo is quite varied, as there are restaurants from all corners and regions of the world. Traditionally, the pizza has earned a top spot in the taste buds of the city’s inhabitants. Aperitifs in bars and markets are also important for the locals and visitors alike. And there are traditional dishes, such as the "Virado à Paulista" or the "sanduíche de mortadela", prepared in their unique way in the city.
The city’s Municipal Market is a great option for those who like to try different products. The market is a 20 minute drive from the TRYP Iguatemi.
Try some of the typical dishes of São Paulo:
Itaim Bibi: traditionally rich in options
If you don’t plan to stray too far from the neighbourhood, you can be sure to be well served. Itaim Bibi has many leisure options, services, restaurants and shops for our hotel guests.
With regards cuisine, for example, Itaim is known as being the neighbourhood of hamburgers joints and gourmet sandwiches and rolls. There are at least 13 different places all relatively close to the hotel offering exquisite menus.
Plus, there are cafeterias, shops, bookstores, banks, restaurants and beauty salons to complete the list of facilities to be found in the surrounding area.
Main tourist attractions of São Paulo: