The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

São Paulo Museums

Teatro Municipal de São Paulo 8

São Paulo is the most populous city in Brazil and the most extensive Portuguese language-speaking city in the world. The name of the city honours the Apostle, Saint Paul.

The city is culturally diverse and is the home to the large Jewish, Arab, Italian, and Japanese diasporas. The city attracts numerous immigrants from all over Brazil and foreign countries, due to the vibrant economy and as the headquarters of most Brazilian companies.

São Paulo Museum’s that will be featured by the “Joy of Museums” include:

Essential Facts:

  • City:                      São Paulo
  • Country:              Brazil
  • Founded:             1554
  • Population:         8 million – Metro

Map:

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“A timely “no” beats a hasty “yes.” Brazilian Proverb

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