‘No Praaahblehm’ Plush Culture: Sao Paulo

Nazneen Sultana By Nazneen Sultana, 17th Jun 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Sao Paulo breathes with its most intriguing spicy culture. It offers a hardcore civilization and one of the most wanted destinations tucked in Brazil. Indulge!

Being Sao-Pauloism!!

‘Sao Paulo is crazy, but it’s sophisticated.’ It is the vibrant, chaotic sprawling metropolis and the third largest city of Brazil. It has emerged to be one of the cultural wombs for the local Paulistanos with excellent commerce and fashion hubs, jiggling nightclubs, glassy skyscrapers and grassy neighborhoods, Victorian museums and many eye-popping sightseeing. The ambrosial Caipirinha and exotic dishes are also a part of the travelogue.

Sao Paulo has recently upbeat with many cultural activities. The annual Gay Pride rally occurred where hundreds of thousands of people took part by revelers and locals wearing extensive thematic costumes to promote equal rights for the lesbians, gays and to reject homophobia.

Stroll to your Delight

Most craving travelers flock to the prominent Institute Butantan, home to venom farm and the largest Jardim Botanico and Jardim Zoologico. The city is populated majorly by the Japanese. Thus the visit to the green stretches of Ibirapuera Park is the home to the Japanese Pavilion, a planetarium, sports arena and many museums like Museo Afrobasil in one site.It also depicts a cultural verity of the place. Lovely!

Arte de Menagerie

The museums and art galleries are the other side of Paulo’s attractions for all the literary and art lovers. Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo hones for the most comprehensive collection of Western art of Latin America, a classic of modernism ranging from Goya to Manet. Pinacoteca do Estado is a Victorian museum. Another Victorian museum, Monumento as Banderis depicts Portuguese conquistadors on horseback leading Indian and Africans on a journey to the interiors.

Sauk Shopping Spree

Sao Paulo has centered many shopping complexes and commercial hubs like that in Oscar Freire’s. The Paulistanos carry unique fashionistas and clothing styles due to cross pollinations of cultural lifestyles. Many high classed shopping malls like Daslu, Iodice, Feira Moderna, Galeria do Rock, etc. Other than that, nightclubs, live musics, concerts and theatres like the famous Sala Sao Paulo and Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra filled the air breathe. There are dozens of parties under the coaled sky in the restaurants and nightclubs offering Jazz and disco which are crowded post midnight. Sao Paulo has a very fast heartbeat.

Foodies Paradise

The food is simply delicious with local taste and yet so exotic. Corn, palm oil and pork are the richest ingredients in their food. The cuisine here is something to crave by all the foodies. There are thousands of restaurants and the simple mouthwatering-pizza. The menus lists popular food like Tutu e Mieira, Pao de Queijo, Acaraje, Virada Paulista, Polenta, etc. widely found in restaurants like Braz, Gero, Brasil e Gosto and so on and so forth. The ambrosial delight is Caipirinha, the national Brazilian cocktail finishes the meal off.

Sao Paulo witnesses numerous energetic events and activities throughout the year. One cannot sit at home and experience the hue of the city as it has a cool climate to plunge into many places. There are also great budget hotels situated in this city.


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