Arena de Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo plays host to six
World Cup matches, including a semi-final.
Sao Paulo - Arena de Sao Paulo
In the group stage, Sao Paulo hosted fans from Belgium, Chile, Croatia, England,
Korea and Uruguay.
could also see Brazil play.
Sao Paulo is the financial and business hub of Brazil and biggest
city in the country.
Located in south-east Brazil, Sao Paulo is known as the Terra da Garoa
(Land of the Drizzle).
The capital of Sao Paulo state, Sao Paulo is the most ethnically
diverse city in Brazil thanks to the inpouring of immigrants looking for work in the early
Sao Paulo is not all about work though and if you like eating out,
you'll have an international range of gastronomic menus to choose from. Shoppers will
enjoy the place too.
Football in Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo is where Charles Miller introduced the game of football to
Brazil in 1894.
The city is also home to Corinthians, Palmeiras and Sao
2014 World Cup Finals fixtures played at Arena de Sao Paulo.
Thursday, 12th June
Brazil vs Croatia (3:1)
Thursday, 19th June
Uruguay vs England (2:1)
Monday, 23rd June
Netherlands vs Chile (2:0)
Thursday, 26th June
South Korea vs Belgium (0:1)
Tuesday, 1st July
Argentina vs Switzerland (1:0
Wednesday, 9th July
Netherlands vs Argentina (0:0aet
Road to The Final.
in Sao Paulo.
S�o Paulo is often overlooked by visitors to Brazil who prefer
the coastal cities of Rio de Janeiro and Salvador de Bahia and the beach culture of the north-east.
Sao Paulo is a large, sprawling city that on first impressions seems
little more than a concrete jungle. It is worth spending a few days here though and then
maybe heading out to the coast; Sao Paulo state has 622 kilometres of beaches.
of Sao Paulo:
Thanks to their hard-working ethic, Paulistas have transformed S�o Paulo into one of the
most important economic states in Latin America.
Getting to Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo by Air
If you fly to Sao Paulo from abroad, you'll mostly likely land at Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) - also known as
Viracopos (CPQ) is also an international airport, used when weather
conditions prevent landing at Cumbica, while Congonhas
(CGH) is used for most medium and short-haul domestic flights.
Sao Paulo by Road
Such a large city needs a few bus terminals, just to make things a
little more confusing for visitors.
Rodoviario do Tiete serves destinations throughout Brazil and major
destinations in neighbouring countries: Asuncion in Paraguay (20 hrs), Buenos Aires in
Argentina (36 hrs), Montevideo in Uruguay (30 hrs) and Santiago de Chile (56 hrs).
Terminal Rodoviario da Barra Funda serves western cities in Sao Paulo
state, Mato Grosso, Foz do Iguacu and west Parana cities.
Terminal Rodoviario de Jabaquara serves the state's southern cities:
Guaruj�, Santos and Bertioga.
Brazil tourist information with details about travel to and around the country. Where to
stay and what to see is made easier with insider tips and hand-selected Brazil links, by
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2014 World Cup Finals - Knockout Stage.
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