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“Estacao da Luz”
Feb 18, 2018
“Beautiful architecture”
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Praca da Luz 1 | Luz, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01120-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old train station still operating and it is beautiful! Situated across from Pinacoteca you should stop. Just be careful entering the building and using your cell phone for pictures.

Thank blueshopcart
Reviewed 18 February 2018

The inside feels like the works of Eiffel with lots of iron, the outside is nice, vibrantly orange. But - it may feel shady at times because there are lots of homeless. From there to the Pinacoteca, don't go straight - change sidewalk first!

Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Built next to Luz Garden, the city's first public garden, Luz Station, built with imported materials from England, stands out in the landscape for the beauty of its architecture. Its clock tower gives a nostalgic look to the landscape.

Thank Virgínia T
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I'm by no means a prude, but this station was gross, all the main entrances had prostitutes soliciting in the doorway. I'm not against people trying to make a living, it's just that the whole place feels dangerous. The parque was even worse. I'm fit...More

Thank Smashingly
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The architecture is from the end of the XIX century. People say they brought the steel structure from London and they only assembled it in here. I find it so beautiful that my wife and I decide to have a pre wedding photo shoot in...More

Thank Wladimir F
Reviewed 15 January 2017

If you go visit the Pinacoteca Art Museum, walk across the street to the train station for a quick visit. The train station is not a place to go visit by itself, but I like old train stations. They have done a good job of...More

Thank Geomutt
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Estação da Luz as it's known in Portuguese is a beautiful old world train station that is still in use. There isn't a whole lot to do other than just walk through and look at it, but it's worth stopping and taking a picture, particularly...More

Thank Kareem_MS
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very nice construction. The station was built in the late 19th century. In the first decades of the 20th century, it was the main entrance to the city, a fact that gave it a major economic relevance, because the majority of the coffee from Santos...More

Thank MariaAndrade2014
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A cool old train station. In my opinion, it's not a destination in and of itself, though it's worth checking out. The Museum of the Portuguese Language is here (on the side facing the Pinocateca) but it was closed when I was there. As noted,...More

Thank mjetmore
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I recommend to visit this place between 10am and 2pm, and after 09pm until midnight, because in the other times there's too much people using the public transportation for work and to go home. So, it's possible to have some problems with thefts, crowded places...More

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