Sao Paulo Walking Tour: Liberdade (Self Guided), Sao Paulo

Sao Paolo is home to the Liberdade district that was settled by Japanese immigrants. It entices tourists with its Asian-inspired influences among its restaurants, shops, decor, markets, etc. Be sure to visit the famous Japanese Museum and Liberdade Market, where you will experience a great deal of Japanese culture. This walking tour will lead you through the most popular attractions of Liberdade.
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Sao Paulo Walking Tour: Liberdade Map

Guide Name: Sao Paulo Walking Tour: Liberdade
Guide Location: Brazil » Sao Paulo (See other walking tours in Sao Paulo)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 Km or 0.6 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Liberdade Market
  • Chapel of the Holy Cross of the Hanging
  • Mini Kimono Gift Shop
  • Ikesaki Cosmetics
  • Oriental Garden
  • Monumental Torii
  • Kabura Restaurant
  • Museum of the Japanese Immigration
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Liberdade Market

1) Liberdade Market

Liberdade Market offers locals and tourists a large selection of merchandise. You will find various crafting materials, clothing, jewels, food, plants and tons of Asian-inspired ornaments/souvenirs. The market is open only on Sundays.
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Chapel of the Holy Cross of the Hanging

2) Chapel of the Holy Cross of the Hanging

Capela da Santa Cruz dos Enforcados is named for grim, historical events of Sao Paulo. The cross of the chapel was erected in honor of Jose Francisco das Chagas, the leader of a revolt against the government. After two failed attempts, considered miracles to those witnessing the event, he was finally hanged to death in 1821.
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Mini Kimono Gift Shop

3) Mini Kimono Gift Shop

The Liberdade district is known for having excellent gift shops. Mini Kimono is a popular shop that sits near the Square Liberdade. You will find traditional oriental items including kimonos, ninja booties, clothing and accessories.
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Ikesaki Cosmetics

4) Ikesaki Cosmetics

Ikesaki Cosmetics is a large store that offers the newest name-brand cosmetics at reasonable prices. if you are looking to buy professional, high quality cosmetics and perfumes, take a look at what Ikesaki Cosmetics has to offer.

Operation Hours: Monday -Friday: 8:15-18:45. Saturday: 8:15-17:45. Sunday: 10:15-17:45.
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Oriental Garden

5) Oriental Garden

The Oriental Garden in the Liberdade distric is a lush, authentic Japanese-style garden. It is beautifully maintained and differs from other gardens in Sao Paolo with its unique Asian inlfuence. The garden features 3 lakes and is home to many exotic, rare birds and ornamental fish.
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Monumental Torii

6) Monumental Torii

The Torii is a traditional Japanese gateway of a Shinto temple. It consists of two upright posts or pillars and a top crosspiece that usually bends inward in the middle. Red Torii at the city of Osaka Viaduct was once the main entrance to Liberdade. This red torii is nine meters high and is the monumental tower of this neighborhood.
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Kabura Restaurant

7) Kabura Restaurant

If you are looking for Japanese cuisine, you need to check out Kabura Restaurant. The menu includes delicious sushi, sashimi, donburi, and tempura. It offers fresh selections and big portions at good price. The interior of the restaurant displays traditional Japanese style.
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Museum of the Japanese Immigration

8) Museum of the Japanese Immigration

Museum of the Japanese Immigration was founded in 1978. It is located in the Building Bunkyo and its exhibitions are on the 7th, 8th, and 9th floors. There is a library filled with historic items, photos, and documents related to the immigration of the Japanese people and their way of life.

Operation Hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 13.30 - 17.30

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