Days Out: City

Casa das Rosas
The house of roses is a French style mansion with gardens inspired by those at Versailles. The building is an official municipal landmark and is now a cultural center in Sao Paulo. Open Tuesday to Sunday. 10:00-18:00. Av. Paulista, 37, Paraiso.
Ibirapuera Park
Ibirapuera Park is the biggest green space in Sao Paulo and where Paulistanos and visitors come to exercise, relax or visit attractions such as art galleries. Daily 05:00-12:00 Avenida Pedro Alvares Cabral, Vila Mariana Paraiso metro.
Edificio Italia (Italian Building)
Named after the Italian immigrants who helped with construction this impressive building offers spectacular views of the Sao Paulo skyline. Restaurant on the 41st floor provides varied menu. Tea 15:00-17:30. Avenida Ipiranga 334, Metro: Republica.
Experience Brazil Sports Tours
Customized football experience to visitors of the city including pick up/drop off, refreshments, translator/escort and information about the match.
Futebol Experience
Organized football trips to watch the Corinthians, Sao Paulo, Santos and Palmeiras football teams play in Brazilian league and cup action. Tv. Lucia Albertina Soares Quadros, 09 - Itaim Bibi.
Gol Tour
Day trips from Sao Paulo to the countryside and to the coast. Guided trips within Sao Paulo City. Av. Sao Luis, 187 - Terreo LJ. 08 Centro.
Urben Turismo
Sao Paulo city tours. Monday to Friday 09:00-18:00, Rua Acarape, 338
Edificio Altino Arantes (Altino Arantes building)
The 36th floor of the BANESPA Building offers a panoramic view of Sao Paulo. Inaugurated in 1947 and modeled on the Empire State Building in New York. Weekdays 10:00-17:00, entrance is free, ID required. Rua Joao bricola 24, Centro. Metro: Sao Bento.
Sao Paulo City Tours
Private tours by car of Sao Paulo covering main attractions, historic downtown area, Avenida Paulista and the Paulistana playground - Ibirapuera Park.
Autodromo de Interlagos
The Brazilian Gran Prix Formula 1 is held here annually. Other kinds of races are held on weekends. Av. Senador Teotonio Vilela 261, Interlagos.
Fast Trans
Bi-lingual transfer service from major Sao Paulo airports to hotels and event locations. Executive cars, minibusses and coaches. City and coastal tours of Sao Paulo. Translators and event logistic support. Rua Jovita, 308 - Santana
Fundacao Maria Luisa e Oscar Foundation
Founded in 1974 by the Engineer Oscar Americano and now open to the public, historical Brazilian objects, tea room and shop. Tuesday to Friday 11:00-17:00, Saturday and Sunday 10:00-17:00.
Edificio Copan (Copan Building)
Oscar Niemeyer designed this apartment and office block with clean, white and undulating curves. The architect went on to design much of Brasilia, Brazils capital. Av. Ipiranga 200, Centro. Metro: Republica.
Memorial da America Latina
Oscar Niemeyer designed these memorial buildings which include the Pavilhao da Criatividade Poplular (Popular Creativity Pavilion) which displays handicrafts from all over Latin America. 09:00-18:00. Av. Soares de Moura Andrade 664, Barra Funda.
Edificio Martinelli (Martinelli Building)
The first skyscraper built in Sao Paulo, in 1920 it was the tallest building in South America. In 1992 the building was classified a historic monument. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 09:00-10:00 and 14:30-15:30. Free, ID required. Av. Sao Joao, 35.
Futebol Tour
Football tour operator with guides to all the top Sao Paulo games and competitions. Football tickets to football matches in Brazil. Av. Ibirapuera 2907 conj. 109
Pavilhao da Bienal
A huge art exhibition is held every even-numbered year at the Bienal (Bi-annual) pavilion in Parque Ibirapuera. Building designed by Oscar Niemeyer. Odd-numbered years have an architect exhibition. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-19:00.
Outward Bound Brasil
Organized outdoor challenges for corporate groups, walking, camping, climbing in the Serra da Mantiqueira in Sao Paulo and Chapada Diamantina in Bahia. Located at Rua Pascal, 659 Campo Belo 04616-002.
Trem dos Ingleses
The English trains. Nostalgic steam trains. Groups and schools, agencies, film locations. Rua Visconde de Parnaiba, 1316 - Mooca - 03164-300. Saturday, Sundays and holidays 10:00-17:00.
Sao Paulo Zoo
One of the largest Zoos in the world with 3,200 species, now recieves around 2 million visitors per year. Provides an excellent day out for children and adults alike. Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-17:00. Avenida Miguel Stefano, 4241, Agua Funda.
Cemiterio da Consolacao
Sometimes referred to as the "museum of the open heavens" this cemetary in central Sao Paulo has magnificent sculptures in bronze and stone. Monday to Sunday 07:00-18:00. Entrance is Free. Rua da Consoloacao, 1660.
Turismetro is the result of a partnership between Sao Paulo Turismo and the Metro. 5 different routes starting from Se Metro Station with specialized English speaking guides. Tours start on weekends at 09:00 and 14:00.
AG Tur
Incoming travel agency attending tourists arriving in Sao Paulo and Brazil for leisure or business. National and international reservation and confirmation. Reception at airport check-ins and check-outs. Bilingual guides in English, Spanish, German.
The Maria Luisa and Oscar Americano Foundation
The Foundation proposes regular visits to selected exhibitions and concerts organized in the city of Sao Paulo. Located at Av Morumbi, 4077 05650-000.