Sao Paulo - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

Not of particular notoriety, but we did buy a few pieces of art for our home. - May 2021

No. There are not great handicrafts in my opinion. - Apr 2021

Ehhh. Cheaper than in the US for furniture. clothing and electronics are expensive. - Aug 2019

Yes, but mostly outside of Sao Paulo. Embu is a fun day trip for all your art and cultural handicraft wants. - Nov 2017

No. There are some handicrafts and knick-knacks, but you gotta make sure it's not just Chinese, which it probably is. Clothes are expensive. - Apr 2017

Fruits and veggies at the street fairs are amazing! - Jan 2017

Yes. for paintings, artifacts, and antiques. Regarding electronics, I recommend that you order what ever you need from the US. - Jan 2017

Learn to find your local feira, a weekend market where they sell fresh produce. The price is good, and the fruit is spectacular. - Aug 2015

Handmade wood furniture and handmade baskets - very cool. - Aug 2013

Travels around Brazil, local handicrafts - Jan 2012

Artwork. - Jan 2012

Wines, food, clothes, precious stones (lots of gemstone mining here), surfing or samba classes, and travel travel travel. See the rainforest, beaches, dunes, farmland. Get up to Bahia and Ceara, go down to Santa Catarina and Rio Grande, and don't forget there are some neighbouring countries with a lot to offer. Don"t miss the rest of the continent if you have time. - Oct 2008

Club admissions. - Aug 2008

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