CTI – Tourist Information Centers

CIT Paulista

I arrived in São Paulo so, what I have to do?
Well, this is certainly the most doubt of tourists who come to a place they have never been before.
So, lets go!

The first thing to do is find one of the Tourist Information Centers – CIT – They are located at many strategic points around the city. There are CITs at fixed points and there are also some roving vans providing the same service in some touristic attractions. The professionals who works there are bilingual and you get tips of tours, tips about sightseeing, many flyers and the city map. This map shows where are the points of free wi-fi are, there are also useful tips, and the cultural programming of the month.

If you are arriving by Congonhas Airport there is the CIT Congonhas, located at landing area – ground floor, that runs daily from7 am to 10 pm.

Check our post about Congonhas airport to learn how to find it.
Washington Luis Ave, Congonhas Village, landing area – ground floor.


If you are coming by Tiete Bus Terminal, the CIT is in the landing area, near the Tietê subway station and runs daily from 6am to 10 pm.
Check our post about the Tiete Bus Terminal.
1800, Cruzeiro do Sul Ave, – Santana – landing area.

Terminal Tietê

If you are at Paulista Ave area, there is a CIT at Park Mário Covas. The park is close to Consolação subway station on the subway line green and runs daily from 9 am to 6 pm
See our post about Paulista Avenue.
CIT Paulista
Prefeito Mário Covas Park
1853, Paulista Ave.

CIT Paulista

There is also a CIT at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo (Municipal Market of São Paulo), a tourist attraction and mandatory for anyone who is visiting the city. The CIT Mercado runs from Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm and Sundays from 7 am to 4 pm.
Check our post about Mercado Municipal de São Paulo:
Mercado Municipal Paulistano
306, Cantareira Street – street E, gate 4.

mercado 2

In São Paulo downtown there is the CIT República, near the República subway station on the subway line red, running daily from 9 am to 6 pm.
The CIT Olido within the Olido Gallery, close to the São Bento subway station on the subway line blue and runs daily from 9 am to 6 pm.
Check the posts we published about interesting places near these points.
CIT República
Praça da República (República Square), downtown.
CIT Olido
Galeria Olido (Olido Gallery)
473, São João Ave, – Downtown.


Want to know how São Paulo’s subway is?

Another great tip for those who want to get to know the main touristic points of São Paulo is by Ônibus Circular Turismo (Hop on – Hop off).


If still have questions, contact us!

Now that you have the basic tips of São Paulo, just enjoy all that the city offers!
See you!