São Paulo

Your critical guide to restaurants, culture and going out in São Paulo

Essential São Paulo

Mercado Municipal

A must-see gourmet market for food lovers

Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP)

The city's premier art museum

Terraço Itália

A high-rise lounge bar with an unbeatable view

Best of Brazilian cuisine

D.O.M

Alex Atala, the unrivalled master of contemporary Brazilian cuisine

Brasil a Gosto

Take a trip across Brazil in one delicious meal

Tordesilhas

Brazilian regional food with a magic twist from chef Mara Salles

Explore São Paulo on foot

Downtown murals

Tour some of the city’s most important murals, in Centro

Vila Madalena graffiti

A unique insight into Vila Madalena's street art

Cambuci street art

Head off the beaten track with Cambuci's street art

Shopping area guides

Vila Madalena

Filled with young designers and independent stores

Jardins

An expansive upmarket São Paulo shopping area

Itaim Bibi

An ideal spot for shop-hopping on foot

Bars with a view

Terraço Itália

A high-rise lounge bar with an unbeatable view

The View

Sip your drink slowly and marvel at the view

Skye

Sip cocktails from the roof of the Hotel Unique

Editor's picks - nightlife

  • Caos
    Caos

    Rammed with punters and packed with knick-knacks, it’s Caos

  • Casa 92
    Casa 92

    Dance under the stars at this former '50s house

  • D.Edge
    D.Edge

    The Big Daddy of underground electronica

  • Alberta #3
    Alberta #3

    Bar meets balada at this reliably good downtown spot

  • Jazz nos Fundos
    Jazz nos Fundos

    A no-nonsense jazz venue in the back of a parking lot

Don't-miss art galleries


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