Sao Paulo. You didn’t know
No holiday in Brazil is complete without a trip to the beautiful Sao Paulo. If you love a good city break, you will find Sao Paulo simply amazing. The city is mostly known for business conferences and seminars and it is a top destination for shopping in Brazil. The following cool facts will give you an insight about this wonderful city and dive you the appetite of discovering more about the city on your own.
Sao Paulo is the third largest city in the world and the largest city in Brazil, more than 16,5 million people visit the city annually for business or for pleasure. The main industry branches are coffee, finance and marketing. You will find it funny that over 30 million cups of coffee are drunk per day.
Since the city is located below the Ecuator, the seasons are reversed. The warmest it is in January and the coldest in July when the temperature drops to 14C. There are a lot of parks where you can relax, over 30 parks in the city.
There are 18 million people who live in the metropolis and 70% of them are Roman Catholic. The city is very cosmopolite and there you can find many communities like the Italian community, the American and the Japanese. It is very interesting that the Japanese community is the largest after that in Japan.
Since we are in Brazil, the official language is Portuguese but also many people speak English, Spanish and French. Some believe that the city is just like New York only cleaner.
Football is one of the most loved sports in the country. There are three A league teams in Sao Paulo and the tickets to the games are soled extremely fast.
Also, its inhabitants have a taste for luxury, the city has 4 Tiffany stores, the most private jets, and the highest Ferrari sales. 60% of the millionaires of Brazil live in Sao Paulo.
When visiting the city keep in mind that the traffic is really bad. The taxi costs quite a lot and it will take you forever to reach your destination by car. We recommend you use the public transportation system. It is cheaper, faster and more convenient.
So, if you decide to visit this amazing city, we assure you that you won’t regret it. It has everything you might need: nightlife, parks, shopping, good restaurants and amazing views. Just book your city break.