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Cemitério da Consolação, Sao Paulo
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Cemitério da Consolação is a cemetery in São Paulo, Brazil. Located along the north side of Rua da Consolação in the district of Consolação, it was founded on 15 August 1858, with the name of Cemitério Municipal, being the city's first public graveyard.The cemetery is known by its pieces of funerary art, with graves, statues and mausoleums built and sculpted by artists such as Victor Brecheret, Ramos de Azevedo, Luigi Brizzolara and Galileo Emendabili.Notable burialsThe cemetery houses the tombs of notable figures of São Paulo and Brazilian history. Some of them are:Tarsila do Amaral, artistMario de Andrade, writerOswald de Andrade, writerAdemar de Barros, politician Domitila de Castro, Marchioness of SantosMonteiro Lobato, writerWashington Luis, 13th President of BrazilAntonio de Alcântara Machado, journalist, politician and writerCount Francesco Matarazzo, Italian Brazilian businessmanOlívia Guedes Penteado, art patron and philanthropistCampos Sales, 4th President of Brazil
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  • The cemetery is very old and has several beautiful monuments. It's almost an open-air museum, with beautiful architecture.
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  • The cemetery of consolation is rich in works of art, mostly from renowned sculptors like Brecheret. In addition to the trees give an air of great beauty to the room, you can see much of the history of São Paulo in their characters that there are buried, and their overt and rich of mausoleums.
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  • One of the most traditional cemeteries of the city with a tomb of singers and politicians. If is the Center, worth to check for the dead.
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  • Bons exemplos de arte tumular.
  • a real oasis of quietude in the middle of the city. very interesting place to walk around and the many pieces of art and beautifully crafted tombs of some notorious public figures.
  • A must. Dozens of pieces of art by famous artists, a few of them by Victor Brecheret.
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  • Um belo passeio