Monument to the Bandeiras

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One of the most iconic monuments in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is the Monument to the Bandeiras which is situated at the entrance of Ibirapuera Park. It was ordered by the government of São Paulo in 1921 and completed in 1954. It commemorates the 17th-century Bandeiras who were explorers of early Colonial Brazil. The huge 50-metre long granite monument was designed by the Italian-Brazilian sculptor Victor Brecheret, the monument shows men and women working together to pull a canoe reflecting the strength of diversity that Brazil is known for.

Getting there

The monument is situated at the entrance of Ibirapuera Park in the Vila Mariana area of São Paulo. By metro, take line 5 to ‘ACCD - Servidor’ which is situated close to the park and monument.

Opening Times and Admission

The monument is situated in a public space, you can visit the monument for free at any hour.

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  • Praça Armando de Sales Oliveira, Vila Mariana, São Paulo - SP, 04001-070, Brazil
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