Igreja de São Francisco de Assis
College of Law
Next to Igreja de São Francisco de Assis is the prestigious College of Law. Founded in 1827 it is Brazil's oldest institution of higher...
Igreja de Santo Antônio
On the small Praça do Patriarca at the southwestern entrance to Triângulo, the modest Igreja de Santo Antônio retains many of its...
Catedral da Sé
Crowning the Praça da Sé is the domed Catedral da Sé , a huge neo-Byzantine concoction that, for better or worse, replaced the original...
Operas, classical ballets and symphonic music are held in São Paulo’s most ornate theater. At the time of writing, the theater was...
This seriously authentic Cantonese eatery near the Liberdade metro station appears pricy until the portions arrive: they can easily...
Largo de São Francisco · interesting places nearby
Igreja de São Francisco de Assis information
Built in the 17th and 18th centuries, this classic example of Portuguese baroque just west of the cathedral is one of the best-preserved colonial structures in the city (note that two churches stand adjacent to each other, each with the same name; the church to the right also dates to the 17th century but is less architecturally important).