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The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo

Praca Julio Prestes 16, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01218-020, Brazil
+55 (11)3367-9500
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Guided tour

If you really want to know all about this amazing place you need to take the guided tour. You must... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
San Jose, Costa Rica
via mobile
Piano concert at Sala Sao Paulo

Sala Sao Paulo is a beautiful venue with great acoustics. Get there early to explore the building... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
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“concert hall” (43 reviews)
“train station” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Praca Julio Prestes 16, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01218-020, Brazil
+55 (11)3367-9500
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

If you really want to know all about this amazing place you need to take the guided tour. You must call at least 1 week or more before for reservations but it worth it, trust me!

Thank Niozetai
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Sala Sao Paulo is a beautiful venue with great acoustics. Get there early to explore the building before the performance. Or, check the website for a dress rehearsal ("ENSAIO ABERTO") during the day. After the evening shows, the crowd leaves the venue very quickly. You...More

Thank VinoDeAmor
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Sala São Paulo is one of the ten best acoustic concert spaces in the world. Its a perfect spot to watch classical music or any other presentation they offer. They have parking space, cafeteria and a bookstore to enjoy after the presentation. The bad thing...More

1  Thank Diana G
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The building is unbelievable! From inside the Concert hall you can see the train station. Besides, the concerts are all of hight level. You can by the tickets on internet and there are also free concerts on sunday mornings. The only constraint is that the...More

1  Thank Milene A
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Really worth a visit. A tremendous achievement unfortunately in a unsaloubrious location. It was closed whem we went because Andrea Bothcelli was going to sing tht night but the kind lady let us have a quick look & then we had lovely tea & snacks...More

Thank Hooray H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Just amazing! The place is beatiful. It is comparable to the best music venues in the world. And OSESP (the orchestra that plays there) is brilliant. It's a must do in São Paulo. Be aware that it is located in a very poor neighborhood, with...More

Thank mmbianc
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Every presentation I've watched here have been flawlessly produced. The only downsides are the surrounding area known as cracolandia, which makes leaving a night concert a dangerous activity. And the other thing is the small entrance that causes long queues when everyone arrives around the...More

Thank cafriger
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This concert venue was created in an old train station. The whole atmosphere is captivating since you enter the Sala Sao Paulo. Its charming cafe, the rooms and of course, the main theater. It's a place where you're transported to another time, wrapped up by...More

Thank Luis R
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Each time I visit Sala São Paulo I feel More grateful for having such an amazing best in class concert house so close in the city I live. Everything about this place is joyfull and thoughtful. It is not a surprise but at the same...More

Thank Wilmi P
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Not to loose a visit to the best concert room in São Paulo. Check the annual program of classic music and try to get tour ticket. One of the best cultural experience you can have in town.

Thank commentsawwa
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Response from Jonathan M M | Reviewed this property |
It is asking for a number/code on your actual ticket stub. Since you are saying you are trying to buy tickets, you are on the wrong page. The tickets are purchased online and you must retrieve the actual tickets at one of... More