The Most Beautiful Streets in São Paulo

Beco do Batman in the Vila Madalena neighborhood
Beco do Batman in the Vila Madalena neighborhood | © Alf Ribeiro / Shutterstock
Lise Alves

In a city like São Paulo, narrow streets engulfed by skyscrapers and cast in shade are common. But the city also has beautiful, ample streets. Some are lined with trees perfect for strolls, while others are notable for their unique and quirky characteristics. Here are some of the most interesting streets you will find in São Paulo.

Rua Galvão Bueno

If one street were to describe the Asian sensation of Liberdade, that street would be Rua Galvão Bueno. With its typical red lantern-like street lights it is the main avenue leading into the Japanese neighbourhood. On weekends the street is filled with tourists and residents searching for Japanese products or a good restaurant.

Rua Galvão Bueno, Liberdade, São Paulo, Brazil

Rua Galvão Bueno, Liberdade, São Paulo

Avenida Professor Fonseca Rodrigues

The avenue runs along Parque Villa Lobos and in some parts is just as pretty as the park itself. Lined with old, traditional homes on one side and the park on the other, Avenida Professor Fonseca Rodrigues has a wide bike lane in the centre of the avenue which is very popular during weekends.

Avenida Professor Fonseca Rodrigues, Alto de Pinheiros, São Paulo, Brazil

Avenida Prof Fonseca Rodrigues, São Paulo

Rua Normandia

Known as Santa Claus and Christmas street, Rua Normandia is a small side street nestled in the Moema neighborhood. The charming area caters to visitors coming to look at its trendy shops and gourmet stores. During the Summer, it is a popular place to spend an afternoon, enjoy an ice cream cone or sit on a bench watching the passersby.

Rua Normandia, Moema, São Paulo, Brazil

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