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São Paulo

Largest metropolis in Latin America, the city of São Paulo has over 11 million inhabitants and numerous cultural and tourist attractions.

According to the Federação Israelita do Estado de São Paulo (Jewish Federation of the State of São Paulo); close to 60,000 Jews live in the county (data from 2012).

WUPJ partner communities:

Congregação Israelita Paulista ( turns 80 years old in 2016 and together we will celebrate this important date.

Unibes Cultural ( is a place for democratic interaction and our partnership will offer a dynamic and differentiated agenda.

Einstein's Old Age Home is a retirement Jewish home that for over 70 years have provided welcoming environment and is now administrated by Albert Einstein Hospital.

Hebraica Club is the largest Jewish club in Latin America offering sports, cultural, artistic and educational activities.


Distance from the Guarulhos International Airport:
18 miles, approximately 40-minute car ride

Types of transportation:

• Airport Bus Service from the airport to the region of the Avenida Paulista. Fare: US$12. See the complete itinerary on the

• Uber - Approximate fare: US$22

• Regular Taxi. Approximate fare calculated by the 99Taxis App: US$28

• Special Taxi. Fare with fixed price offered by the Guarucoop taxi company at the airport: US$38 (24 hour telephone number: +55-11-2440-7070)

Distance from the Congonhas Airport:
7.5 miles, approximately 25-minute car ride

Types of transportation:

• There is no direct bus line and Uber does not pick up passengers at that location.

• Regular Taxi.  Approximate fare calculated by the 99Taxis App: US$10

• Special Taxi especial.  Approximate fare calculated by the 99Taxis App: US$15

CIP is close to the Paulista and Consolação subway stations.

Hours of operation:

Paulista station:
Sunday to Friday from 4:40 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. (midnight). Saturday from 4:40 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Consolação station:
Sunday to Friday, from 4:40 a.m. to 12:20 a.m. Saturday from 4:40 a.m. to 01:00 a.m.

See the
subway network map.

Cellular phone Apps for taxis and passenger transportation: 99Taxis, EasyTaxi and Uber

The region where the CIP is located has ample options of cuisine, from sophisticated restaurants to fast food locations.

Jewish and Kasher:

Z Deli Sandwich Shop
R. Francisco Leitão, 16

Z Deli Hambúrguer

Rua Haddock Lobo, 1386

Maoz (Falafel)
Rua Augusta, 1523

Sushi Papaya Kasher
Praça Vilaboim, 93

Other suggestions:

Bella Paulista
Rua Haddock Lobo, 354
Open 24 hours
Approximately 5 minute walk

Paris 6 Bistrô
Rua Haddock Lobo, 1240
Open 24 hours
Approximately 15 minute walk

Hamburgueria do Sujinho
Rua Maceió, 64
Open 12pm to 12am Friday and Saturday until 2am
Approximately 3 minute walk

Margherita Pizzeria
Alameda Tietê, 255
Open from 6:30pm to 12:30am (Sunday to Tuesday), to 1am (Wednesday and Thursday) and to 2am (Friday and Saturday). Approximately 15 minute walk

Lanchonete da Cidade
Alameda Tietê, 110
Open from 12pm to 1am, Saturday and Sunday to 3am

Conference Activities

Congregação Israelita Paulista
R. Antônio Carlos, 653
Tel. +55-11-2808-6299

Unibes Cultural
R. Oscar Freire, 2500
Tel: +55-11-3065-4333
Shopping, leisure and culture

Shopping Center 3
Avenida Paulista, 2064
Approximately 10 minute walk

Shopping Cidade São Paulo
Avenida Paulista, 1230
Approximately 20 minute walk
Approximately 10-minute subway ride

Livraria Cultura – Conjunto Nacional
Avenida Paulista, 2073
Approximately 10 minute walk

Livraria Fnac
Avenida Paulista, 901
Approximately 25 minute walk
Approximately 15-minute subway ride

Parque Mario Covas (park)
Avenida Paulista, 1853
Approximately 12 minute walk

Parque Trianon (park)
Rua Peixoto Gomide, 949
Approximately 15 minute walk

Parque do Ibirapuera (park)
Avenida Pedro Álvares Cabral
Approximately 20-minute car ride

Museu de Arte de São Paulo (art museum)
Avenida Paulista, 1578
Approximately 15 minute walk

Museu do Futebol (soccer museum)
Estádio do Pacaembu, Praça Charles Muller
Approximately 20 minute walk
Approximately 10-minute car ride

Mercado Municipal de São Paulo (food market)
Rua da Cantareira, 306
Approximately 20-minute car ride

Tourist busses

Sightseeing Busses in SP
São Paulo has now a dedicated bus line that circulates around the historical and tourist places in the city. Starting at Luz Station, with 11 stops, the bus guest will have free entrance at cultural stops.

The busses are driven by women only and are equipped with wi-fi, information in three languages and tables with audio information about the interesting spots during the trip.
Sightseeing SP