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Do you recognize these places in São Paulo from above?

On his Instagram account, businessman Facundo Guerra usually posts photos with his daughter, of his various projects and also of the city of São Paulo, clicked from above, with drones. These images provide a new vision of famous places in the city.

Here in the awesome.club, we were so fascinated by these images that we decided to share them with you. It even makes you want to visit these places again and try to put a new look on them, different from the obvious one that we’ve seen so many times.

Test how well you know the city by trying to guess the locations.

Hint: it’s a museum

Masp — Museum of Art of São Paulo. Although it opened in 1947, Masp has been in its famous building on Avenida Paulista, designed by the Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi, since 1968.

Also located on Avenida Paulista

National Ensemble. The building located at the end of Avenida Paulista houses commercial offices and, on the ground floor, a gallery that includes shops, restaurants and even a cinema with two screens, more focused on art films. The main symbol of Conjunto Nacional is the clock located at the top of the building.

this one is very easy

Paulista Avenue. The most famous of São Paulo’s thoroughfares was inaugurated on December 8, 1891 as part of a desire to expand the city to regions further away from what is now downtown.

An oasis in the central region

Fun and scientific knowledge

Cultural Catavento. Located in Parque D. Pedro II, Catavento is defined as “an interactive space that presents science in an exciting way for children, young people and adults” and was inaugurated in 2009. It continues to be one of the most popular spaces in the city on weekends and holidays.

It’s also easy. super historic building

Pateo do Collegio. The place where São Paulo began its history. In 1554, Father Anchieta arrived at the place from an expedition from the coast and decided to build a lodging that also had space for a college where the Indians could be catechized.

Exhibition space in the middle of the green

Oca do Ibirapuera. Exhibition space located inside Ibirapuera Park, Oca has more than 10,000 square meters. In the past, it even housed the São Paulo Aeronautics Museum and the Folklore Museum.

Made to caress eyes and ears

Ibirapuera Auditorium. One of the best venues for musical shows in the city, the auditorium was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer to resemble a large mouth and, with its main stage, the vocal cords. It is now one of the symbols of Ibirapuera Park.

This one is super easy, huh?

Obelisk of Ibirapuera. Located in front of Ibirapuera Park, the Obelisk is a reference to the men and women who participated in the 1932 uprising against the government of then President Getúlio Vargas. It is 72 meters high and took eight years to build, opening in 1955.

Only for advanced level Paulistanos

The most famous building in São Paulo

Copan Building. Designed in the 1950s by architect Oscar Niemeyer, the iconic and gigantic Copan now has 1,160 apartments divided into six blocks, where more than 2,000 people live. On the ground floor, a gallery holds more than 70 stores.

Can’t go wrong…

Altino Arantes Building. Also known as Banespão, for having been the headquarters of the extinct Banespa bank, the building is the seventh tallest in Brazil (the third in São Paulo). Today, it houses the Farol Santander, a space for culture and leisure that allows visitors to 11 of its floors and the observation deck.

For those who rock

Rock Gallery. Known for its stores selling articles related to urban fashion, tattoo studios and, of course, rock music, the building’s official name is Centro Comercial Grandes Galerias and was inaugurated in 1963, on Avenida São João.

Now it’s your turn: tell us your favorite places in the city of São Paulo. What do you most like to do in the city? Leave your comment!

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