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Founded five centuries ago as a Portuguese village for Jesuit priests, São Paulo today is South America’s wealthiest city and Brazil’s beating cultural heart. São Paulo’s atmosphere is something else: In Brazil’s financial epicenter and most populous city, paulistanos are always on the move, whether crossing crowded streets for a quick bistro lunch or dashing between businesses in multi-story buildings. This is big-city energy in its purest form – but it’s more than the promise of making money that attracts people to São Paulo. In this multicultural megacity, people from all across the globe are represented. Ethnic enclaves range from Jewish to Japanese, each nation inspiring the world-renowned culinary culture and diverse list of things to do in São Paulo. When the sun sets and it’s time for the working force to wind down, arthouse cinemas and century-old theaters make for unique after-hours entertainment – but there’s no lack of underground bars and speaker-shaking nightlife.
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In prosperous São Paulo, the wealthiest city in South America, a private tour can have many different faces. Maybe you’ll move between world-renowned museums illustrating 500 years of the city’s fascinating history, or perhaps you’ll seek out street food and the best of Brazilian cuisine. After sunset, you could spend an unforgettable night at crowded bars and clubs, but if that isn’t your scene, the wealth of cinemas and theaters beckon with more cultured pastimes. With so much going on in the sprawling cityscape of São Paulo, deciding where to go can feel impossible. Luckily, with City Unscripted, you’ll have a knowledgeable local guide tailoring the perfect tour to suit your interests and satisfy your curiosity. Our local guides know the streets of São Paulo like the back of their hand, and they’ll plan a private tour that goes beyond the must-see sights. From hidden gems off the tourist trail to local haunts few visitors ever discover, you’ll get an authentic snapshot of São Paulo on walking tours with a knowledgeable Paulistano leading the way. Simply tell us what you want to see and do on your personalized experience in São Paulo, and we’ll make your dream day a reality.