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Museum Theatro Municipal of Sao Paulo

Praca Ramos de Azevedo | Viaduto Do Chá, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01037-010, Brazil
551130532090
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Free tours in English

Available on Wednesday and Saturday only at 11am & 3pm, free English guided tours of the Municipal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
keklapis
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
A beautiful functioning theater/opera (not a museum)

We arrived just five minutes before 11 am and were accommodated with a free English guide - all... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
TravelingCat22
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Tucson, Arizona
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Praca Ramos de Azevedo | Viaduto Do Chá, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01037-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Available on Wednesday and Saturday only at 11am & 3pm, free English guided tours of the Municipal Theatre. Tours last approx 1 hour, depending on how many questions you have. Lucas was our guide and he was excellent, extremely informative of the building and the...More

Thank keklapis
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We arrived just five minutes before 11 am and were accommodated with a free English guide - all groups seem to have their own guide. They not only play opera but also modern music like soon Clockwork orange from Stanley Kubrick. It usually costs US$12-40...More

Thank TravelingCat22
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

This a magnificent example of the respect and love that the former and today's music lovers have for the formal theater. I have the pleasure of having seen Orchestral performance by the best of Sao Paulo's musicians and outstanding piano players from around the world.along...More

Thank Darryl S
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

The teatro municipal always draws crowds who visit Sao Paulo. The old colonial architecture is stunning from the outside while the tour tells a lot about its history, the way the theatro has been one of the major signposts of Brazilian theatre and musical culture....More

Thank Samipendra
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I just took a most interesting tour of the theatre. We finished in the basement and were told that is where the museum used to be before it closed several years ago. Future plans for the basement are for it to become a bar. By...More

Thank Jerry B
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Theatro Municipal is the most famous and tradition place for classic music presentation and ballet. The orchestra is great, there are important Operas going on and some ballet presentations there changed my life. Besides its great architecture (it was build during the richest period...More

Thank Teteferreira
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The Museum Theatro Municipal of São Paulo is very a impressive building. We walked around it to enjoy all aspects of its architectural brilliance. There are a few shady characters around there so do beware.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Museum Theatre Municipal of Sao Paolo is a great site to visit in Sao Paolo. During the carnival, the atmosphere is completely amazing and all the city become a big festival. don't stop only to the museum, but walk around the Sé district and all...More

Thank Giulia T
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Beautiful arquitecture. Has good programs happening all year round. Must have indoor tour to see all areas.

Thank Kathryn C
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very beautiful and if you can, if you have the opportunity try the guided tour `down below`... see the construction similar to some of the best theatres in Europe suitable for staging large opera and ballet productions.

Thank MariaAndrade2014
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Nearby
Republica
Part of the historical center of São Paulo, República
was once a fancy residential area. República Square
holds a craft and food fair every weekend, right by
the subway entrance. Nearby, one of the neighborhood’s
main attractions is the Italian Building, where you
can see the city from the 42nd floor. The Copan
Building also deserves a close look, with 1,160
apartments and a huge floor area that inspired
...More
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