36 Hours in Sao Paulo

In Sao Paulo, Anthony Bourdain stays in an eccentric boat-shaped hotel, dines with friends at Alex Atala's famous D.O.M. restaurant, checks out the street graffiti with celebrated artist Speto and has ...

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Ibirapuera Park

This park is ideal for walking, jogging, soccer or just enjoying the day.

Av. Pedro Álvares cabral - Ibirapuera
São Paulo - SP, 04094-050, Brazil

Ici Bistro

Tony and friends, Rosa and Luisa Moraes, met up with chef Benny Novak at his restaurant, Ici Bistro.

Rua Pará, 36 - Consolação
Sao Paulo, 01243-020, Brazil

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Instituto Butantan

Instituto Butantan is a research center that specializes in vaccines and snake venom antidotes. They also happen to have a snake center where visitors can see some of the most dangerous reptiles in the world.

Avenida Vital Brasil, 1500
Butanta - Sao Paulo, 05503-900, Brazil

Izakaya Issa

This small restaurant/bar is considered to have some of the best Japanese cuisine in the city.

R. Barão de Iguape, 89
Sao Paulo 01507-000

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La da Verda

In the neighborhood of Vila Madalena, La da Verda offers handmade gifts, bright kitchen supplies and a fantastic café.

Rua Harmonia, 161 Vila Madalena
Sao Paulo, 05435-000, Brazil

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The Luz Station

Sao Paulo's old train station, Luz Station, is now a metro stop, as well as home to the Museum of the Portuguese Language.

Estacao da Luz
Bom Retiro, Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil


Tony visited one of Sao Paulo’s most popular restaurants, Mocotó, and caught up with chef Rodrigo Oliveira.

Av. Nossa Senhora do Loreto 1100
Vila Medeiros, São Paulo, Brazil

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Museu Aberto de Arte Urbana

Directly south of the Santana Metro Station on Av Cruzerio do Sul, artwork is displayed on the pillars of the elevated train.

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