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A hotbed of rhythms and colours. Equally as important as the one in Río, this Carnival is much more calm.

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São Paulo Carnival

One of the most famous carnivals in the world.

If your trip to Brazil coincides with the Carnival dates, it is worth making a stop at the Sambadrome, the national symbol of tradition and partying. Much calmer and cheaper than the one in Río, São Paulo Carnival offers a less overcrowded version but with the same colours and rhythms as those anywhere else in the country. Tickets for seats with the best view of the Sambadrome can be bought from the Internet at a much cheaper price than carnivals from other cities. In the last few years it has extended its police presence and security measures to guarantee that the parade goes without any incidents. The colour, the competition between the Samba Schools, and the huge flags and floats will leave you breathless. As with any huge event, watch out for pickpockets.



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