São Paulo Sights

Edifício Martinelli

  • Av. São João 35 Map It
  • Centro
  • Building/Architectural Site
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Amid São Paulo's modern 1950s-era skyscrapers, the Gothic Martinelli Building is a welcome anomaly. Built in 1929 by Italian immigrant–turned-count Giuseppe Martinelli, it was the city's first skyscraper. The whimsical penthouse is worth checking out, and the rooftop has a great view.

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Av. São João 35, São Paulo, 01008–906, Brazil

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 9:30–11:20 and 2–4, weekends 9–1

Published 06/18/2015


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