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Japan House Sao Paulo

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Beautiful

Located on Avenida Paulista, this building is an architectural highlight. Very nice and airy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TandTSwitzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
A good place to learn more about Japan

At the very heart of São Paulo, this places shows a bit more about Japan. There is a small lirbary... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Zornitsa A
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Jundiai, SP
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Avenida Paulista 52 | Near Brigadeiro Subway Station, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01310-900, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The entrance is free, and inside, from the arquitecure, you already know this place will absorbe you... inside are plenty of books for reading in the japan house, as well as a coffee and a restaurant. Expositions of arts as well as cultural things that...More

Thank Victor S
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This free exhibit celebrates the best of Japan and Japanese immigrants to Brazil. We were taken by the art and the design exhibition. The pop up stores was an added bonus. We stayed for a coffee just so we could contiue to soak in the...More

Thank markpolet
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Free exhibition, very interesting, and also the chance to try great japanese food on the third floor.

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