Praca da Republica, Sao Paulo

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The weekend market at Praca da Republica is well worth a visit, if not for the food alone. International cuisine, including Japanese and Italian, is served up alongside traditional Brazilian street food, or if you would prefer something sweet, the homemade cakes are delicious. As you eat, street performers entertain you with local music and dance, and the atmosphere is electric. Have a wander around the other stalls where you will find an abundance of arts and crafts, most of them authentic and reasonably priced. Praca da Republica has always been the focal point of cultural life in São Paulo. Historically, locals would meet to watch rodeos and bullfights, but today the square is used for concerts, political rallies, and other events where large crowds are expected. During the week, when the square is quieter, you can take refuge from the sun under the shade of the trees, and relax. Plan to visit Praca da Republica during your Sao Paulo vacation using our convenient Sao Paulo trip itinerary maker website .
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  • October 2, 2017
    Sunday's craft fair, food and more, has a lot of cool things for you ... exhibition of paintings, handicrafts and to make a snack has several options in this Japanese food even Bahia! but take care as even being a bustling square and a little dangerous, but nothing scary, so handle cell phones and purses that it's all right!
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  • October 1, 2017
    Worth knowing the square, for being one of the main points of the city. Rebound, however, that this is not very well preserved, requiring reform and cleaning ... But I recommend that, if possible, go on Sunday, as it has an arts and crafts fair, with several culinary options, which make the trip very enjoyable!!!
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  • October 1, 2017
    The Republic square, originally known as the square of the Affairs is one of the most traditional public parks of the city of São Paulo. Located in the city centre, the square is visited daily by tourists and townspeople. The great frequency is explained by the proximity to important avenues Ipiranga and São João, shopping streets, like Seven of April and Baron of Itapetininga, in addition to some of the main sights of the metropolis, as the Municipal Theater, Viaduto do Chá and the building Copan Building and Italy a few years ago, Central Republic square in São Paulo, was the best place to smoke crack and break into some unsuspecting pedrestre. Today the square is revitalized, with a Community Police Base ensuring that the citizens can enjoy this place so full of history. The police presence does not prevent that weird people attend the square, but this guys is on of them, sleeping on the grass or looking ugly for passers-by. The inner part of the square is pleasant, with bridges and fountains. It's a pleasure to see the population returning to enjoy the site, which has children's playground and even a gazebo. Next to the square, around the historic building of the State Secretariat of education, are the tents of the handicraft market, with crafts and goodies. On Sundays, since 1956, popular from the República square, dedicated mainly to the arts, which began as a small stamp fair and today has over 600 stalls of different products, including crafts coming from the North and northeast of Brazil and neighbouring countries, such as Peru, decoration items, sculptures, clothes, toys, costume jewelry, as well as typical food, pasta, snacks and sweets in your food court.
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  • July 8, 2017
    Very good place to access. It has a good accessibility and a good attraction point for tourists. I really appreciated my ride there.
  • June 14, 2017
    It's an importante hub for Subway System. It Is beautiful and interesting old fashion Buildings around. It's Worth a visit !
  • February 12, 2017
    Small square in downtown Sao Paulo. Be careful here lots of pickpockets and petty street crime but strong police presence there to insure the safety of the tourists.
  • July 20, 2017
    It is a very nice place
  • May 12, 2017
    It's cosy and lively

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