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Japan House Sao Paulo

Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Design and friendly staff

The staff is very helpful and welcoming, and the treats sold in the cafe are delicious. There was a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sao Paulo, SP
Great building design, and nice exhibitions.

This visit is a light yet interesting approach to japanese culture, good concept! the small library... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Avenida Paulista 52 | Near Brigadeiro Subway Station, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01310-900, Brazil
Bela Vista
+55 11 3090-8900
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Reviewed yesterday

The staff is very helpful and welcoming, and the treats sold in the cafe are delicious. There was a design exhibition in my visit. Part of it was hands-on, so we were allowed to touch several pieces (3d printed models).

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This visit is a light yet interesting approach to japanese culture, good concept! the small library is great!. Just a word of warning to those souls wary of their digital privacy. Be prepare to disclose your passport number, your employer name for the sake of...More

Thank Carlos Z
Reviewed 8 October 2018

A nice place with a good exhibition, although it was a bit short, the quality of the exhibitions was great. Do not miss the souvenir shop, the have an amazing selection of japanesse books of several topics and we spent hours in there, also they...More

Thank Alonso M
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Located on Avenida Paulista, this building is an architectural highlight. Very nice and airy design, both outside and inside. Inside they have some nice exhibition. Really a nice place if you like design and architecture!

Thank TandTSwitzerland
Reviewed 27 August 2018

At the very heart of São Paulo, this places shows a bit more about Japan. There is a small lirbary, which is very useful for Japanese language learners. There are temporary exhibitions as well. Good place to spent some time.

Thank Zornitsa A
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The Japanese government decided to create some specific centers to spread the country's culture over the world. So far, only three centers were opened: Los Angeles, London and São Paulo. Bingo! So come to Paulista Avenue at its very beginning, near Brigadeiro Subway Station, and...More

Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 14 July 2018

very friendly staff beautiful building interesting exhibitions about food and tastes - interesting to see the japanese culture in sao paulo and: free entrance !

Thank Kr I
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Intresting building with bamboo wood on the inside intresting art and great souvenirs shop I got the feeling the also have classes - a great stop on ave Paulista

Thank Mats-olov O
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

As we were with a japanese colleague we decided to step into this building that has free access. There were some great exhibitions and also a pop up store. I suggest to spend approx 30-45mins. Nice to step by when you have some time on...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Some exhibitions are very interesting!! Restaurant prices are expensive.Books for sale-lots of titles but could have more...good easy location on Ave.Paulista.To be visited many times when change of exhibitions...

Thank Patricia M
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Bela Vista
Known for its Italian cantinas, Bela Vista is the
place to go for great pasta. Also called “Bixiga”, the
area is an important cultural part of the city, with
the bohemian and the religious costumes of its
inhabitants on full display. In August, the large
Nossa Senhora Achiropita party fills the streets with
a variety of Italian food and music. You can
experience the liveliness of the neighbourhood walking
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