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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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  • With 76.340 m², the Consolação Cemetery is the first necropolis of the city of São Paulo and a reference in the field of funerary art. WITHIN IT, are scattered not only some of the most important figu...  more »
  • While sightseeing in and around Paulista area walked down to see this fascinating cemetery. The family grave are all adorned with beautiful markers, statues or mausoleums. If you are familiar with Bra...  more »
  • I had the chance to get a "free tour" with one of their employees. Walking and listening the story of remarkable Brazilian writers, painters and politicians was a lovely experience.  more »
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  • 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.
  • One of the most amazing places in São Paulo. Want to better understand the history of the city? Visit the cemetery. Many people who built this country are buried at the site, with photo art works awarded and recognized internationally. Can be seen sculptures by Victor Brecheret, Francisco Leopoldo e Silva, Ramos de Azevedo, among others. Recommend the guided tour by Angela Arena (São Paulo Scenes) to make the ride more fun and Rico.
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  • A little disorganized as the information ... Place of peace, a lot of calm and tranquility. ...
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  • Tomb violated and the Administration should have warned the family but was silent.
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