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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
+55 11 3324 1000
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All reviews brazilian art da luz beautiful building permanent collection old building di cavalcanti visual arts paintings and sculptures favorite museum nice museum modern art worth a visit great collection train station portuguese language take your time nice place to visit
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I usually visit the Pinacoteca once a year.Usually I go to see a specific exhibition, and then I always take a look at the permanent exhibition.Pinacoteca is one of my favourite museums in São Paulo.I like its architecture and atmosphere.It has a perfect mix of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Big place and great architecture. it has a variety of expositions. there is a park near and it is close to the metro

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Paulo G
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A treasure of Brazilian art, both modern and old are housed side by side in this majestic building. The arrangement of Sculptures amid paintings and a pleasant interior courtyard make the experience much nicer.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Z D
Reviewed 22 September 2018

It was free on the Saturday afternoon that I went (first day of spring), so the price was right! There is much modern art which I don't understand, don't have the time for, and certainly would not hang on the walls of my house. But...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

If you’re interested in arts this is one of the places to visit when visiting São Paulo. With some nice paintings and great exhibitions you can have a fabulous afternoon. You can also grab something to eat at the coffee shop, if it’s a sunny...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dilribeiro
Reviewed 20 September 2018

My sweet and I flew to Brazil for a wedding two weeks ago. We spent our time there enjoying so many areas. We were in Iguazu Falls and viewed them from both the Brazilian and the Argentinian sides in addition to taking a very fun...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul P
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Beautiful building, they have some interesting exhibitions with mortal modern art, most of them from Brazil. I really liked it, I was positively impressed.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank TandTSwitzerland
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy the Pinacoteca. a beautiful building and a permanent collection worth spending a few hours. other exhibitions can be very good. One of the nicest features is the tactile sculpture area which has been made for the blind to be able to discover...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank asuarez74
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I just love Pinacoteca, try to go often, it really brings me joy to see its garden, it’s architecture and the exhibitions happening there. I’ve been with family, babies, friends, my boyfriend and now husband, everyone liked, definitely worth the visit, don’t forget the statues...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Pinacoteca has a greatest and in my opinion the best collection of Brazilian and South American paintings and sculptures. A place to go with your family or by yourself. Please be aware the neighborhood are not so safe at the end of the day, but...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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