Foundation Maria Luiza and Oscar Americano, Sao Paulo

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Foundation Maria Luiza and Oscar Americano is an art museum found within the home of Brazilian businessman, Oscar Americano, which he donated to the city of Sao Paulo in March 1974, two years after the death of his wife, Maria Luisa Ferraz Americano. This modern, architectural masterpiece sits on 7.5 hectares (18.5 acres) of lush landscapes and contains within it objects of historical value, especially from the Brazilian Imperial Period. View paintings from the seventeenth century, furniture, silverware, tapestries, and sacred art of the eighteenth century. Stroll through the park and then delight in the afternoon tea served with porcelain and crystal, suited for royalty. Foundation Maria Luiza and Oscar Americano is the perfect combination of art, landscape, serenity, and sophistication. Plan to visit Foundation Maria Luiza and Oscar Americano and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Sao Paulo attractions using our Sao Paulo holiday planning app .
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  • Beautiful location, very Excellent to very good Brunch family worth spending a period here Only leaves something to be desired in serving People rude and/or poorly trained
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  • It pays to know the House where lived the American family. The furniture, the dishes are beautiful. There is the possibility of taking a very good tea. The place is amazing, lots of flowers and trees, on Sundays at 11:00 in the morning always have concerts but need to buy in advance.
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  • The place is beautiful. Welcoming environment. But the tables are of straws and has holes that were full of encrusted food. Does not match the elegance of the place. Worth the value maybe nice atmosphere in the garden, but the tea or brunch food I found very bad and uncreative. Paes and sweets found in any simple bakery. With like Nice. But the exquisite dishes in silver is beautiful, arguably. The food can improve a lot. Don't expect absolutely nothing of haute cuisine or select ingredients.
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