Sao Paulo – World Cup 2014 Hosting City

Sao Paulo is another big city in Brazil. It is also one of the main hosting city of the World Cup 2014. It is the largest city in Brazil and 7th largest city by population in the world. This city has many important places. Like all big cities it is rich with parks, important buildings, cathedrals, museums, bridges and more. But some of them are prettier than others so they need to be mentioned. Some of those are the Cathedral, the football Arena, Octavio Frias de Oliveira Bridge, Ibirapuera Auditorium and so on. Like all other Brazilian cities, people of Sao Paulo are kind and always positive with foreigners. Whenever you feel lost or confused you just need to ask someone and 99% is the chance that you will get the right information right away.

Sao Paulo

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Arena Corinthians

This is the 11th largest stadium in Brazil. It is the stadium of the Sport Club Corinthians Paulista and has 48,234 seats. During the World Cup 2014 this stadium will be referred as a Areda de Sao Paulo. On this stadium was the opening match on June 12, 2014 between Brazil and Croatia, which ended 3-1 in favour of Brazil.

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Octavio Frias de Oliveira bridge

This bridge is opened May 2008 and it crosses the Pinheiros River. The bridge is 138 meters tall.

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Sao Paulo Cathedral

This is one of the 5 largest neo-Gothic Cathedrals in the world and it is located in the downtown of Sao Paulo.

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Ibirapuera Auditorium

This building is located in Ibirapuera Park and it is conceived by Oscar Niemeyer for the presentation of music spectacles. The architecture of this building is unique and very interesting. It was designed in 1950 but it was finally built in 2002.

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The Obelisk & the Museum

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Familia Lutfalla Tomb, Cemetery

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