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The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo

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Address: Praca Julio Prestes 16, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01218-020, Brazil
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+55 (11)3367-9500
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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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... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
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Sao Paulo, SP
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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 neigbourhood is a bit dangerous. But if you arrive by train (Julio Prestes' station) it's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 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 in the beautiful cafe

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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 lots of homeless people walking around. On the other hand, the police is all around.... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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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 same time for weekday presentations.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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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 the of the power of the art

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 13 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 time an extreme enygma that a place that houses just classic orchestra music is quite... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 12 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.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The place is just breathtaking!!! And the sound incredible!!! A must see for people that like classical venues in sao paulo!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

I’ve visited the Sala Sao Paulo about 10 times over the last twelve months – mainly to see the excellent OSESP (Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo). The concert hall is fantastic. It is both modern and classical and the acoustics are great. The OSESP is a brilliant orchestra that performs interesting repertoire and tickets are affordable. However, the... More 

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Every time I go to an audition at Sala São Paulo, I just feel like going back again!!! I love classic music and the acoustic there is just perfect with its moving plates in the roof that can be adjusted in accordance to the kind of instruments in concert! Besides that the Julio Prestes Cultural Center is so elegant and... More 

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