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Jewish Culture Center - CLOSED

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Impressive building

This impressive building designed in the shape of a vast, concrete Sefer Torah towers over the... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2014
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Another dimension of the city....

Interesting construction with an extensive collection revealling the Jewish life and contribution... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2012
Melbourne, Australia
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30 Jun 2015
“Jewish Culture to everyone”
3 Jun 2015
“Visiting Sao Paulo”
Built in the shape of a large Torah, São Paulo's Jewish Cultural Center is one of the largest in Latin America. Combined with the on-site Casa de Cultura de Israel (House of Israeli Culture), the center hosts art and photography exhibitions...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rua Oscar Freire 2500 | Sumaré, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05409-012, Brazil
(11) 3065-4333
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

For many years I used to live very close to this place and in every chance to visit I did. It offers diverse Jewish art exposition to everyone interested in art and culture. There is a permanent exposition about famous Jewish people around the world....More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

We went there at 11 a.m. today (a Wednesday) and were told it opens at noon. We came back to find only one level of exhibits, about 10 posters explaining our Jewish holidays, all in Portuguese. No other exhibits were open; no docent was available;...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Scott S
Reviewed 22 February 2014

This impressive building designed in the shape of a vast, concrete Sefer Torah towers over the Sumare subway station and surrounding streets. Housing a theatre, exhibition space, cafe, library and working areas over several floors it is well worth a visit, especially if you time...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed 15 September 2012

Interesting construction with an extensive collection revealling the Jewish life and contribution to the city's development.

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank MDR_11
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Wounderfull building with very nice expositions and exhibitions. A nice caffe and a charming view of a modern metro station on a bridge over one of the largest aveneus of Sao Paulo. A nice place to see the sun set in Sao Paulo

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Exploring Pinheiros, a neighbourhood known for cozy
restaurants and cafes, you will notice a youthful
energy. Several cultural centres and institutes
surround the area and even its main church, Calvário,
hosts a traditional Brazilian “Festa Junina” - a
celebration with traditional music, dance, and food
during the months of June and July. On the weekends,
residents gather at Benedito Calixto Square, a loud
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