Considered the economic capital of South America, São Paulo has much more to offer than good opportunities for business.
Know as “The city where everything happens and everybody meets”, São Paulo received millions of immigrants from all parts of the world the beginning of 20th century. Sao Paulo is the 3rd largest Italian city (after Rome and Milan); the largest Japanese colony outside Japan; the largest Spanish colony outside Spain; it is also home of large colonies of Lebanon, Jewish, Arabians, Koreans, all leaving in peace in the same neighborhood.
This unique mix of people and cultures produced the perfect environment for one of Paulistas’ passion: to eat! São Paulo is one of the centers for the appreciators of the “good table”. More than 1,000 restaurants satisfy the most severe palates, serving typical Brazilian foods and almost all kinds of cuisine.
The strength of the economy allow people to consume, bringing the best international brands and stores to the city. According to the Mistery Shopping International, the Rua Oscar Freire is the 8th most sophisticated shopping area in the world. Sao Paulo has more than 50 shopping malls, for all kinds of people and pocket. There you find the best of Brazilian fashion, with great deals for clothing, jewelry and shoes
The city also offers an intense artistic and cultural life. No stroll for the city will be complete, without a visit to the Museums of São Paulo, whose quantities keep master-peaces of great international and Brazilian. It is the Mecca of Brazilian theater and music shows.
If you prefer to hang out, the Paulistana nocturnal life, the right choice. The city offers innumerous options of bars, discos and shows of all rhythms, from Sunday to Sunday.
If this all is not enough to convince you to visit the city, São Paulo also offers great options for ecotourism. The city is surrounded by a huge urban Atlantic Rain Forest ring. There you find innumerous trails where you can feel and enjoy the nature.
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