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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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  • Monument to the Bandeiras is a very impressive piece of art! It is worth walking all the way around it to appreciate it in full.  more »
  • We walked to Ibirapuera Park from Paulista Avenue and before you reach the park you come across the Monument. It is impressive and you must stop here for a photo before entering the park.  more »
  • Monument to the Bandeiras is a large-rough sculpture at the entrance of Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo. You will see it in case you visit the Ibirapuera Park, otherwise there is no reason to arrange a v...  more »
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  • 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!
  • Beautiful historical monument.