We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Historical building in downtown of Sao Paulo

It's a beatiful building. And there are beautiful vitreaux inside. But, most of it inside it's not... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Carlos K
Sao Paulo, SP
Most traditional law school in SP

Founded in 1827, it is the oldest and most traditional Brazilian Law School, with almost 200 years... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Sao Paulo, SP
Read all 202 reviews
All photos (12)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“be careful”(2 reviews)
“downtown”(2 reviews)
“architecture”(2 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Largo Sao Francisco 95, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01005-010, Brazil
+55 11 3111-4000
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Sao Paulo
from US$20,65
More Info
from US$11,60
More Info
from US$10,65
More Info
Reviews (202)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews be careful downtown architecture history paulo
Updating list...
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It's a beatiful building. And there are beautiful vitreaux inside. But, most of it inside it's not well preserved.

Thank Carlos K
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Founded in 1827, it is the oldest and most traditional Brazilian Law School, with almost 200 years of history.

Thank danilomM6611QZ
Reviewed 7 November 2017

interesting place to visit. Building is of a fantastic architectural proposition and part of São Paulo Historical center

Thank Paulo C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My first time seeing this shrine was in 2012 when I took a tour with a city tour guide . We didn't go inside but it stayed in all my 4 years stay in SP as one of the most amazing building which one must...More

Thank BrazilWiz
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The college is the oldest in Brazil founded in the 1800's. They have actual classe in there, so you cannot visit the classroom. The place is beautiful for its architecture and history, definitely worth a visit (it is for free). Close to the city center,...More

Thank Felipe D
Reviewed 24 July 2017

It is a famous building located in a very special part of donwtown. You can also visit the church besides this historic place. Important people of our history have passed by this place studying law there. Visit also the old library inside the building

Thank denise1203
Reviewed 18 May 2017

My two kids studied there .Most important people of Brasil walked troughot these archs. Best law school in Brasil

Thank isabelaBrasil
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Same like the NotreDame in Paris and Vietnam. Beautiful inside and outside. The cathedral can be reached easily by taking the underground to Sé station. The place outside the cathedral is crowded, would advise to be careful with your belongings.

Thank JoseeNg
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The local is magic and you are at the very place of the attraction. This is priceless. The block of apart stayed are old and need remodeling. However, PRICE was made accordingly. Bedrooms were clean. Restaurant is act a large cafeteria. Cost X benefit is...More

1  Thank fnaval
View more reviews
Sé, which derives its name from Sé Square, is a
central neighbourhood in historic São Paulo. Close by,
the Law School, the Museum of the Court of Justice and
the Metropolitan Cathedral offer inspiring
architecture. If you are looking for cultural
activities, head to Caixa Cultural and check the
schedule. In the area there is a popular pedestrian
street called “Rua Direita”, one of the first streets
Nearby HotelsSee all 335 nearby hotels
Hotel Novotel Sao Paulo Jaragua Convention
2 251 reviews
.66 km away
Hotel Boulevard Inn Sao Paulo
369 reviews
.70 km away
Plaza Hotel
122 reviews
.72 km away
Hotel Joamar
146 reviews
.74 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 40 256 nearby restaurants
Restaurante Itamarati
63 reviews
.10 km away
Esfiharia Jihad
69 reviews
.07 km away
Doce Mania
45 reviews
.12 km away
Cafe Do Ponto
26 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1 669 nearby attractions
Shrine and Convent of Sao Francisco de Assis
351 reviews
.04 km away
Igreja Chagas do Serafico Pai Francisco
332 reviews
.05 km away
Santuario Sao Francisco
263 reviews
.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Faculdade de Direito da USP staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines