Pórtico da Praça do Patriarca

Pórtico da Praça do Patriarca

Pórtico da Praça do Patriarca ( in english Patriarch Square Portico) a Contemporary work by the architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha – winner of Pritzker Prize in 2006 – this portico designed in 1992 covers the entrance to Prestes Maia Gallery. It has a metallic structure and a 40-meter gap; it was concluded only in 2002. The Prestes Maia Gallery is an underground passage that connects Praça do Patriarca to Vale do Anhangabaú, and has exhibitions and works of art distributed on its three floors.

Where: Praça Patriarca

Getting there: 7 min walking from São Bento metro station (blue line)

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Caroline Domanoski

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