To enter Brazil through modernity's gateway, it is essential to land in São Paulo, a remarkable city that is never shaken by change. Exciting, on-the-move, fast-paced, São Paulo is irrevocably committed to novelties. Throughout is history, that began in 1554, São Paulo went from a small provincial nucleus to a truly international city. São Paulo has almost the whole world within its frontiers, a claim which can be made by few places. In fact, in order to be a paulistano, all you have to do is live in São Paulo. This book will you with information which will unveil many facets of Brazil's main metropolis. Photos of the main streets, avenues and squares, portraits of the city's different financial, cultural and gastronomic nuclei reflect the mosaic of landscapes that make up São Paulo.