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Pateo do Collegio

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Largo Patio do Colegio 2 | Central Zone, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01016-040, Brazil
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Pátio do Colégio (means School Yard) is a place where São Paulo's first Jesuit church, Basilica Jose de Anchieta, was founded in 1598. It marks the site where the city was founded in January 1554, when the priests celebrated the inaugural mass of the Jesuit...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The first thing to notice about it is the wonderful monument right on the square. It is called "Immortal Glory to the Founders of São Paulo" and it is great to behold, certainly one of the most impressive, and my personal favorite, in the city....More

Thank rtwteatime
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is where Sao Paulo was founded and it is a nice area (cleaner than others, less hectic), near Solar da Marquesa and the Banespa building where you can see the entire city from the top. The church is fairly modern for such an old...More

Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A nice journey to the past of our city, with many art pieces that show in influences and references of that time in the city. The yard and the coffee shop are nice places to be, to have a nice talk and leave all the...More

Thank Luciene S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I you want to see where it all started in Sao Paulo, that's the place you should go! There is a museum there and you see a lot a colonial influence, it is interresting!

Thank LuRochaPaes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Interesting to see where the city started. The museum is very nice and the church next to it, is stunning. There is a nice cafe and you can have lunch there. Good food and nice desserts with coffee afterwards.

Thank MariaAndrade2014
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was a peaceful haven in a city of hustle and bustle. The decor inside was simple and uncomplicated. It was a Spirit filled Church built 1554. Well worth a visit if you like to go into Churches.

Thank Rechinout
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Historical Jesuit church and school in the city of São Paulo. n 1979, a museum dedicated to Father José de Anchieta was inaugurated in the Pátio do Colégio. It contains more the 600 items including colonial paintings, altarpieces and sculptures, documents and iconography pertaining Jesuit...More

Thank Glaucio M
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Its a nice place to visit but the surronding are kind of dangerous and ugly. I went with my 2 kids because they wanted to visit the place that Sao Paulo has fonded . We took the subway and the exit is on Se station....More

Thank Lucylovestravel
Reviewed 27 June 2016

It is a pity there are so many "weird people" in this area of the city. But once you get inside the Pateo do Collegio, you can enjoy yourself and relax. Their "guava and cheese" mousse is amazing (the milk candy one, too) and you...More

Thank Beatriz O
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To truly know São Paulo, you have to start at the old
centre, full of history and landmarks with stories to
tell. Get a taste of local food at the Municipal
Market, and if you are brave enough, head to the
crowded shopping street “25 de março” for cheap deals
on a wide assortment of items. Beautiful buildings in
this area include the Post Office Building, Luz
Station, Pagé Gallery, Pateo do Colegio and the iconic
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