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Monument to the Bandeiras, Sao Paulo
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Monument to the Bandeiras is a massive granite sculpture executed by Victor Brecheret represents the Bandeirantes (based off the Portuguese word for flag) following a chosen leader into Brazil's wild terrain. This group, memorialized in stone, pays homage to a strange history that makes Portugal proud and Spain wince. The brave Bandeirantes were men from different nations who formed a team whose mission included fighting their way into wild territories to claim land for the Portuguese crown. A blend of mercenaries, explorers, soldiers, and curious adventurers, these men helped forge the way for Brazil to become an independent nation. Add Monument to the Bandeiras and other attractions to your Sao Paulo trip itinerary using our Sao Paulo vacation generator.
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  • The monument of the flags is a work of the sculptor Victor Brecheret, huge and impressive size, became a reference to the Ibirapuera Park, of which it forms part since its inauguration in 1954. It is mandatory to meet!
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  • A nice square, with a gigantic monument, which makes its monumentality highlight to be the prelude to the access of the Ibirapuera Park.
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  • For those who are in Sao Paulo is a tourist place to visit because it is "loaded" in history and is close to the ibirapuera Park.
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