Sao Paulo is the biggest city of Brazil with a population of more than 10 million. It is the capital city of the state of Sao Pualo and provides as a center of activity offering a cheerful nightlife and intense cultural experiences. It is considered to be a very rich city in southern hemisphere and because it attracted a large number of immigrants from different parts of the world, it is a city of great cultural diversity. As far as the tourists are concerned, Sao Paulo serves as a great city to explore, having its own idiosyncrasies.
If you have been flying into the city of Sao Paulo from an international destination, you will most likely be landing at the Guarulhos International Airport. Located at a distance of 40 kms from city center, there are two terminals in the airport served by the Brazilian Airlines. Several international airlines including Air France, Iberia, KLM, Air Canada, Delta Airlines and United Airlines serve cheap flights to Sao Paulo from different parts of the world.
If you are planning to fly to Sao Paulo but you are not finding the flights at your desired date, then you can also opt to land on the Sorocaba Airport which is only 43.6 miles from the city of Sao Paulo. It is the busiest cargo terminal in the state and you will easily find very cheap airfares to Sorocaba at any time of the year.
The excellent quality of restaurants and variety of the cultural activities on show are the major attractions of this city. Sao Paulo is a great city to see from a height and some of the buildings with high observation decks are Banespa Tower, Restaurant Skye and Sao Paulo hockey club. Being an art center of the nation, Sao Paulo has a lot of museums on show on different subjects all round the city. The city has a good number of theatres which show plays in different languages including German, French, English and Portuguese. Some of the famous theatres are British Cultural Center, Alliance Francaise and Goethe Institut. The Zoo is a good place to know more about the fauna of the city and it can be a great entertainment option if you are traveling the city with your children. The Playcenter is an amusement park in the city with dozens of places to eat, shows, banks, parking, stores and rides. Hopi Hari is also a great amusement park near the city with several rides and great food options. Wet’n Wild is a water park with 12 rides and several food shops.
Sao Paulo has a humid sub-tropical type of climate with summers not very hot and summers not very cold. Rainfalls are abundant however they are scant between the months of June and August. If you do not want to land on the city of Sao Paulo directly, you can take an alternate route from Philadelphia to Sao Paulo.
Viewing the city from a height is one of the most popular activities in Sao Paulo after sunset and because of that, there are several buildings that allow the visitors to mount on them and have a great view of the city in the night. As far as dining is concerned, several world class restaurants all round the city offer diverse international and regional cuisine that are meant for people of all tastes.