Many people also use the Empresa Metropolitana de Transportes Urbanos de São Paulo EMTU, which is the city’s main bus company. If you have farther to go you might want to catch a train. Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos is the train company for São Paulo. There is also the São Paulo Metro system, SPTrans another bus company and many Trolleybuses.
Hotels near GRU
In São Paulo, you can find a number of national chain hotels like the Hilton, Sofitel, and the Grand Hyatt. Hotel Unique located in Jardins just a few meters from Ibirapuera Park decorated in its unique green copper façade makes this luxury hotel the place to stay. Choose from six of their luxury packages. Each of their rooms comes with Jacuzzi tubs, Wi-Fi, cordless phones that you can carry around the entire hotel to use, free slippers, and 24-hour room service.
About São Paulo Airport
It serves more than 36.4 million passengers each year. GRU is situated on the Tropic of Capricorn at its southernmost tip. Sao Paulo is the 12th largest city in terms of population in the World and the largest city in the America’s. Guarulhos itself is an industrial city and the gateway to Sao Paulo.
Things to do in São Paulo
You can spend the day golfing at the Guarapiranga Golf and Country Club. In the Vila Madalena alleyway where many people unofficially gather to enjoy the circus clowns, jugglers, trapeze artists, and conjurers. The heart of where many circus performers come to train and hone their skills right before the local’s eyes. Parque Estadual Cantareira one of the world’s largest urban forests; it has a plethora of fauna and wildlife.
Go Clubbing at D-Edge; enjoy techno music from live bands; Richie Hawtin and Ellen Allien both have played there before. At the Ibirapuera Park you can see the Victor Brecheret sculpture that is 16 meters high. Parque Anhembi is home to some of the largest events in the Latin World. Whether it’s a rock concert, fair, exhibition, or parade it will happen here. Other destinations include enjoying the beach, fishing, taking a helicopter ride, horseback riding, or enjoying one of the many spas retreats you can find in Sao Paulo
São Paulo Restaurants
Try Frango for the best Coxinhas in the city. Coxinhas are deep fried drumstick shaped bar snacks that are stuffed with chicken and cheese. If you would rather eat steak try Figueira Rubaiyat. The food comes from the owners own cattle ranch and the cooks use traditional Inca cooking methods. Enjoy a breakfast buffet every weekend at Pe no Parque, dishes include fresh fruit, cereals, breads, and juices amongst other light, fit, and fresh delicacies. D.O.M which stands for Domus Optimus Maximus or translated in English, Home is Greatest and Best; chef Alex Atala serves traditional as well as new age Brazillian favorites.
GRU Contact Information
São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport
Rod. Hélio Smidt, s/nº
Cumbica, Guarulhos – SP, 07190-100, Brazil
Airport Code: GRU