The Parque do Ibirapuera’s most recent addition, the Auditório Ibirapuera is a Niemeyer design that dates to the park’s founding,...
Parque do Ibirapuera
The biggest green space in central São Paulo, Parque do Ibirapuera makes a fine escape from the city's seemingly infinite stretches of...
Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo (MAC-USP)
Set amid the verdant University of São Paulo campus, this fine museum possesses what is arguably the country’s best collection of...
Arrive early to this tiny, outstanding boteco a quick walk from Vila Mariana's metro station – crowds fight over the few tables here...
Prêt serves an excellent buffet (around R$35) in a light-filled, minimalist dining room.
Museu Afro-Brasil information
Lonely Planet review
This hugely important, absolutely fascinating Parque do Ibirapuera museum features a permanent 3rd-floor collection chronicling five centuries of African immigration (and a nod to the 10 million African lives lost in the construction of Brazil) and hosts a rotating array of contemporary Afro-centric exhibitions on its bottom two floors.