Julio Prestes Railway Station, Sao Paulo

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A train station as ornately decorated as a museum or palace, Julio Prestes Railway Station brings an old-time glamor to rail travel. With its imposing, elaborate clock tower, arched windows, and graceful style, the station’s grandiose façade makes the prospect of arriving or departing Sao Paulo via train an attractive one. If you’re traveling--even if you’re not--rest your tired feet in the station’s elegant French garden. Use our Sao Paulo vacation generator to arrange your visit to Julio Prestes Railway Station and other attractions in Sao Paulo.
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  • Used to take train to Rio de Janeiro. Was a special ride. Now its remodeled and looks awesome. There is a permanent exhibit there. Best go by cab. Worth a visit.  more »
  • Art, History and Architecture if you like any of these three things you will love this place. The old clock was brought from London about 100 years ago. This place is from a time where Sao Paulo was s...  more »
  • Trains, subway and culture! You can get transportation and enjoy the beautiful Sala Sao Paulo inside - see Sala Sao Paulo reviews...  more »