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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

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Pinacoteca is a museum of visual arts, with emphasis on Brazilian production since the nineteenth century. It belongs to the São Paulo State Secretariat of Culture. It was founded in 1905 by the State Government of São Paulo and it is the oldest art...more
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Praca da Luz 2, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01120-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Pinacoteca de São Paulo is in a beautiful old building, with beautiful architecture, a very good collection and great exhibits.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ABorne
Reviewed 4 days ago

The architecture is very beautiful, breathtaking which was built some time back in 1900!!! It is really very interesting. There are some changing exhibitions in addition to some permanent art pieces. There is also a park but people told me to be very careful with...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Maferdyahoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

For me, Pinacoteca is a #MUSTGO. It is always hosting very good exhibitions and the building architecture itself is already worth visiting. There is a coffee shop and a souvenir shop, both very nice as wel!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tata B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More than the art is the architecture of this museum interesting. There are changing exhibitions but also permanent art pieces. On the left there is a nice parc with more art.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank slo74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quiet and still full of sounds place. Pinacoteca embraces a surround with loads of urban contrasts. The Luz Park is right at the pinacoteca side with beautiful trees. Inside of its building you can enjoy a quiet walk among several sections and interact with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Great collection of Brazilian art, and building architectured by Pritzker winner Paulo Mendes da Rocha.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Luis A
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Pinacoteca is one of the most beautiful places for Arts exhibits. Its architecture is a must see for itself. It has permanent exhibits and seasonal ones. The gift shop is wonderful. Also the coffee shop has view of Luz Park which is also worth a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 303631Nice
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Who loves art is gonna get in loved, there are a lot of kinds of artists and from different countries. There are a variety of styles, not only pictures but also art in movement combined with music.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Reynaparadigma
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This small visual arts museum has some great pieces of art by Brazilian artists. The building is amazing and just across from Luz train station.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank blueshopcart
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Pinacoteca is one of my favorite place in SP. Close to the Luz Station, easy to get there. During the week is donation so no excuse. Always a different show. The building for itself is so fresh and beautiful and inspiring!

Date of experience: September 2018
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