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Liberdade - Sao Paulo's Japantown

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Liberdade

Liberdade is located in the heart of Sao Paulo and historically was the quarters where freed slaves lived, hence the name "Liberty" or "Liberdade" in Portuguese. Today it is known as Sao Paulo's Japan Town, but other Asian ethnic groups have also settled here.

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Liberdade Torii
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This giant red gateway adds Japanese character to Liberdade, Sao Paulo, Brazil. In Japanese, the gateway is called a "torii" and is traditionally the entrance to a Shinto shrine. The ... More »


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