Liberdade, Sao Paulo

4.2
#2 of 16 in Neighborhoods in State of Sao Paulo
Instead of Chinatown, in Sao Paulo there’s Japantown, locally called Liberdade. This part of town is the world’s largest Japanese community outside of Japan. The district includes a significant population of Chinese and Koreans, and features numerous Asian shops, markets, bars, and restaurants. The area is also noted for housing the Museum of Japanese Immigration in Brazil, narrating the story of the first Japanese settlers who came to work on the region’s sprawling coffee plantations. Be sure to stop by the iconic entrance into the district, which offers a convenient photo opportunity with its tall red torii, a Japanese arch usually marking entrances into Shinto temples. Plan your Liberdade visit and explore what else you can see and do in Sao Paulo using our Sao Paulo trip itinerary planning app .
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  • For those who like to see what's new. Is an excellent choice. Has several restaurants of oriental food.
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  • Many discoveries to be made in this neighborhood. Since the best ramen restaurant in town, the shops with millions of indispensable trinkets, everything here is colorful, noisy and excited. Avoid the food fair on Sunday, is too confusing.
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