A 'can't miss' stalwart in São Paulo's live samba scene, Vila do Samba – named as such due to its location inside a charming set of town-house villas – is…
Must see entertainment in São Paulo
- VTop ChoiceVila do Samba
- BTop ChoiceBarretto
Hands down one of the best places to see live music in the world, this intimate bar inside the Hotel Fasano recalls prewar Milan and attracts top jazz and…
- TTheatro Municipal
Operas, classical ballets and symphonic music are held in São Paulo’s most ornate theater.
- ÓÓ do Borogodó
One of the best spots in town for live samba, chorinho (informal instrumental music) and pagode (popular samba music).
- SSala São Paulo
Excellent classical-music venue in a refurbished 1925, neoclassical train station Estação Júlio Prestes. A suspended adjustable ceiling ensures maximum…
- AArena Corinthians
Inaugurated for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the home stadium of Sport Club Corinthians Paulista sits well-outside central São Paulo but is…
- BBourbon Street Music Club
One of the top spots for live jazz and blues in Sampa, Bourbon Street has hosted the likes of BB King and Ray Charles. There's also occasional Sunday…
- AAllianz Parque
In addition to being the home stadium of Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, this multi-purpose stadium also hosts mega concerts and other events.
- EEstádio do Morumbi
Estádio do Morumbi hosts everything from rival-heavy football (soccer) matches (it's the home ground of São Paulo FC) to U2 concerts.
- CCaixa Belles Artes
One of São Paulo's nicest arthouse cinemas.
- BBar Brahma
On the downtown corner made famous by Caetano Veloso's 1992 love song to São Paulo, 'Sampa,' Bar Brahma once lived a glorious life as the city's see-and…