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Sao Paulo Skyline 1. The city of Sao Paulo feature fine and favorable weather all the year round with an average temperature hardly ever going below 25C. The hottest months of the year are considered to be January and February. Visiting of local landmarks and entertainments during this period may turn rather challenging due to the extreme heat.
2. Tourists should keep in mind than weekdays are the best time for visiting popular museums, zoological parks and other spots of tourist attraction. Those tourists planning some excursions and visits on weekends should take care of tickets in advance to avoid spending time in long queues.
3. Planning a visit to one of the local night clubs and restaurants tourists are recommended to learn the current rules in advance as many of the local establishments demand dress-code. Young people should have documents of identification by themselves as selling of alcohol drinks and spirits to young people is forbidden.
4. The main type of public transport is a bus. The city is crossed with more than a thousand of bus routes. Travel tickets can be bought in advance in special stalls located not far from bus stops or one can buy a ticket directly from a bus driver. An alternative way to travel through the city is underground.
5. At any time of the day or night tourists may use a taxi service. A taxi can be called by phone or taken from a special parking lot. A cost of a travel should better be discussed in advance. Taxi drivers may are expecting a 10% reward of a total sum of the counter. Copyright
6. A waiter of a restaurant expects to get the same reward. Tips are considered to be a sign of good courtesy. Tips of 7-10% will be quite enough meanwhile in small budgetary cafes and restaurant visitors may round up a total sum to any convenient amount.
7. Shopaholics will appreciate attractive pricing policy of local shopping centers and stores. Despite low prices all the goods feature rather good quality.
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8. The city offers its foreign guests to visit a day and night market place. On its premises tourists will also find restaurants and banks apart from rows of stalls. All of the establishments located on the territory of the market are open 24/7. Market merchants welcome bargaining.
9. Tourists should keep to basic safety rules during Sao Paulo. One should not keep by oneself substantial sums of cash or valuables. Tourists opting for night city exploration should be extremely careful. It is strongly recommended not to live an area of a hotel late at night.
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What to visit being in Sao Paulo - unique sights

Casa de Pedra

From the series “The Most Bizarre and Fancy Living Houses”
Today the gardener lives with the young wife and the small son in the unusual house. Literally every day the friendly family welcomes the guests. Hundreds of tourists strive to visit the original house. The visit of his rooms is as interesting as an excursion in a museum. Visitors will be able to see the beautiful old crockery, the interesting souvenirs and the little craftwork, the ancient carnival masks and the fine mosaics, which literally cover all the walls of the house. The housekeeper personally tessellated the walls. For mosaics, he used the shards of old crockery and ceramics, as well as colored pebbles. … Read further

Marcio Kogan House

From the series “Extravagant houses and apartments of designers”
Marcio Kogan's apartment is located in a high-rise building. It was designed by the architect himself in 1980. He chose an apartment for himself on the top floor. One of its main advantages is a gorgeous panoramic view of the city. The building in which the architect's apartment is located is special for him. Its construction became one of the largest and most important projects for the architect at the very beginning of his career. He considers the building project to be the beginning of his successful career. … Read further

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Hilton has announced that it will soon begin a project to build a new hotel in Kyoto. It will be located in the heart of the city, in the prestigious area of Sanjo-Kawaramachi. Guests will be able to easily reach all areas of interest in the dynamic city, many popular attractions and recreation areas will be within a walking distance from the hotel. Read this


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