Founded: Jan 25, 1554 Size: 3rd largest city in the world! Daily newspapers: 34 Preferred method of travel: Helicopter Best shopping: Rua Oscar Freire – “The 5th Ave of Brasil” Tastiest event: The São Paulo Pancake Cook-off where thousands of amateur Brasilian cooks compete to win the title of “Best Pancake Chef”. Famous people: Pelé! This soccer stud (a.k.a “The King of Football”) grew up in Bauru, São Paulo. Move over, Naples: São Paulo is often touted as the Pizza Capital of the world. There are about 6,000 pizza joints in the city alone and 1.4 million pizzas are consumed daily – that’s a whole lotta pie!
Join Macy’s this Summer as we celebrate the beauty and culture of Brasil with fashion, food, and designer accessories inspired by this tropical paradise. And, don’t miss exciting events going on in every Macy’s location across the country. So, come in, or click on macys.com/brasil, and let the fun in the sun begin!