Martinelli Building, Sao Paulo

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The first skyscraper to be built in Brazil, the brick and concrete Martinelli Building remains one of the most significant constructions in Sao Paulo. Inaugurated in 1929, the building is 130 m (427 ft) tall, and was once the tallest skyscraper in Latin America. The 26th floor serves as home to an elegant terrace and Italian-style villa, originally constructed by the Martinelli family as a residence in order to prove to locals that the building would not collapse. Put Martinelli Building on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Sao Paulo tourist route planner.
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  • August 9, 2017
    If you are passing through the Center, worth losing 20, 30 minutes to learn a bit of SP seen from above ... no big deal, just a walk to the lunch time!
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  • August 9, 2017
    The famous terrace of the Building is worth the visit, but Martinelli has nothing in place, only the view of the city.
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  • August 8, 2017
    The whole story that exists around the building and your creation is very beautiful. There should be a break guide explain or have more details to come. The first skyscraper in Latin America. See if Valley is closed for renovation was August. 2016. Gorgeous;
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