The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo

Julio Prestes Cultural Center

The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, located in an old train station, is noted for housing the famous Sala Sao Paulo, home of the Sao Paulo State Symphonic Orchestra. The venue features nearly 1,500 seats and is used for regular symphonic and chamber music performances. The site’s state-of-the-art design is often compared to that of the Boston Symphony Hall and Vienna’s Musikverein. The train station building was restored and renovated in the 1990s, as part of an important downtown revitalization project. The station’s large hall was chosen as the main performance space because like the finest 19th century concert halls, it resembles a shoebox, considered an optimal design for such venues. Check the center’s official website for an updated list of concerts and other special events. Plan to visit The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo during your Sao Paulo vacation using our convenient Sao Paulo trip planner .
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  • It's where the old Julio Prestes train station is. Everything has been reformed to become a special tourist spot of St. Paul. The ´ building is of a beautiful architecture. The concerts presented as well. Too bad it's so close to the cracolandium. But it's still worth it. There's paid parking.
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  • A wonderful idea... In a space of the train station terminal, where you can see through glass walls... All the buzz of people of communion with the culture that many do not know...
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