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Great tour!

I took the "culture tour" with Mark this afternoon. In just a few short hours, we were able to... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2014
Steve T
Hoboken, New Jersey
Knowledgeable & delightful guide to Sao Paulo

This is great idea and brilliantly executed. It's like having a friend take you round - an... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2013
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5 Jan 2014
“Great tour!”
19 Aug 2013
“Knowledgeable & delightful guide to Sao Paulo”
SP Up Close is run by Americans who want to share the best of Sao Paulo with you. We love Sao Paulo and have experienced the ins and outs of the city and are able to showcase the best of the local flavors. We offer Culture, Architecture, Shopping...more
Av. Conselheiro Rodrigues Alves, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04014-011, Brazil
Vila Mariana
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

I took the "culture tour" with Mark this afternoon. In just a few short hours, we were able to explore several neighborhoods within the city. Mark is knowledgeable on the city's history, way of life, and was more than responsive to any and all questions...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

This is great idea and brilliantly executed. It's like having a friend take you round - an intelligent, highly educated Paulistano (Pam's at the University here) who you can really engage with, and discuss what you see and your first impressions. Pam navigated the public...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2013

This was a short but fun and educational tour led by Pam. Part of the education is that it's complex getting around Sao Paulo via metro and taxi but with someone like Pam you just have to follow along. We got to see a lot...More

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IamLATAM, Owner at SP Up Close, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2013

Hi Barry, Thank you for your review! Let us know if you have any further questions about SP that can make the rest of your stay great. Regards, Mark

Vila Mariana
Located in south São Paulo, Vila Mariana is a nice
residential area with plenty of businesses, recreation
centres, hospitals and restaurants. Joaquim Távora is
an up-and-coming nightlife spot, with trendy
restaurants and bars. The cultural centre SESC Vila
Mariana offers interesting architecture and a variety
of activities for the public. You can rent a bicycle
from one of the local bike share stations and ride
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