Vilaboin Square, Sao Paulo

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This cozy and quiet spot in the middle of one of the biggest cities in the world, Vilaboin Square is surrounded by numerous small restaurants and bars. Mingle with locals relaxing here during the day, and return later for a taste of genuine Brazilian night life. Once the site of a soccer field, the square is now a protected area. At its center stands a fig tree, planted in the 1930s, which in its day symbolized the beginning of this district’s urbanization. The plaza’s 24-hour newsstand is said to be one of the best in town. Parking can be difficult to find here, so come on foot or as part of a bicycle tour. Arrange to visit Vilaboin Square and other attractions in Sao Paulo using our Sao Paulo trip itinerary builder app .
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  • The square is beautiful the friendliness, but unfortunately abandoned, very sad to hear of this situation.
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  • The square is small but well cared for, around it has great restaurants with great variety of food, oriental, Mexican, brazilian, American. Has bars and places for happy hour too.
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  • For a walk, to drink some juice, eat something, the square is famous, has several restaurants and a great newsstand. You can run into a neighborhood celebrity walking with your pet by her over the weekend.
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