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SESC Pompeia

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Awesome Cultural Center

This is a great place to do a lot of things-swim, fitness classes, concerts, plays, have a... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Aisha W
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Cool venue for performance

I attended a performance in the theater. Because I was late, I had to run through the rest of the... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2016
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Feb 5, 2017
“Awesome Cultural Center”
Apr 6, 2016
“Cool venue for performance”
Tue-Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 9am-8pm
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Rua Clelia 93 | Pompéia, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05042-000, Brazil
+55 11 3871 7700
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to do a lot of things-swim, fitness classes, concerts, plays, have a reasonably priced meal, and read a book 😊if you work and live in Brazil you can get a free membership card which provides deeper discounts. You can still...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

I attended a performance in the theater. Because I was late, I had to run through the rest of the facility, but all the spaces seemed amazing. An old factory that has been converted into a cultural center. The theater was beautiful with excellent sound,...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I love this Sesc, it has a lot of expositions, concerts, games and things to do for all ages. During the weekends kids loves going there. Easy location by tube.

Thank Mariana G
Reviewed 13 February 2016

If you're visiting SP, always - I mean ALWAYS - check what is going on in the various SESC facilities around the city. There are always good (and very affordable/free) concerts, exhibits, lectures and different activities. If you're around Pompeia, do stop by Sesc Pompeia,...More

Thank Renata G
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Excellent option for Tuesdays nights to see good show, and to eat good and inexpensive food. The show is with free admittance! Super!

Thank JohnnyBravoRJ
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Designed by architect Lina Bo Bardi over an industrial plant of the 1930’s, SESC Pompeia is located in the Barra Funda neighbourhood, just a 10 min walk from Agua Branca CPTM train station or 2 km from Barra Funda underground station. This cultural centre in...More

Thank Carlos P
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Starting with the building, which is a recycled factory, to the multiple cultural activities they offer for adults of all ages, children, teens, in short, everybody, this is an amazing experience. They offer music shows, exhibitions, hands on activities and crafts, etc. And it is...More

Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Free Culture! Great for kids and adults! This is a great place to have some culture for free. For kids and adults. I used to go with my children a few years ago and always a blast!

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Very cool place!!! They Have soup, hot dog, decent coffee and some snacks as well. There is always some attraction, live concert, performances, really nice! Since São Paulo is cold, they have a fireplace there... So is a cheap and really nice place to go....More

Thank Dorothyangie
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Very alternative place with great exhibitions and a very good artistic vibration. Good and cheap food. Always a nice place to visit... always nice things happening there!

Thank camaralrs
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