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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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  • It is to me the true symbol of the city. ... Works great, very comfortable and kept in Ibirapuera Park, is part of a visit not to be missed, with its museums, the garden of sculptures, playground, Lake ...
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  • Beautiful monument located around Ibirapuera Park (gate 9) work of art that is proud of Sao Paulo. Place oblige to see Sunny Valencia ranivalenca702@gmail.com.
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  • This monument was built to commemorate the fourth centenary of the city of São Paulo. It is a work of modernist artist Victor Brecheret. It is the largest work of art made in granite city. Worth the visit.
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  • The landmark of Ibirapuera park. it is an impressive artwork.
  • Great statue, it pictures the adventurers who explored the interior of the country, the Bandeirantes. This statue is the most interactive statue in the city. You will find dozens of people climbing it to take pictures: incredible and dangerous.
  • Very cool monument at such a heavily used road. I especially liked the detail in the traffic lights next to the monument - they are quite funny :)
  • If you visit Sao Paulo, you must take a picture here! Close to beautiful park Ibirapuera.
  • Impressive monument!

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