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Taubaté is in the North Coast region of São Paulo. The second largest city of the Paraíba Valley, Taubaté was the home of Amácio Mazaroppi and Monteiro Lobato, two renowned personalities of Brazilian culture, which museums dedicated to each of them. The city is also an excellent base to explore the North Coast region of the state, as its location gives easy access to major touristic attractions of the region.


Taubaté skyline

Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

The city has two bus terminals:

  • New Terminal (Rodoviária Nova). State and interstate lines depart from here.
  • Old Terminal (Rodoviária Velha). Urban and interurban lines depart from this terminal.

By car[edit]

Get around[edit]



Church of Santa Terezinha
  • Church of Santa Terezinha (Igreja de Santa Terezinha), +55 12 3632-2479.
  • Nossa Senhora do Pilar Chapel (Capela Nossa Senhora do Pilar), +55 12 3625-5058.
  • Santa Clara Convent (Convento Santa Clara), +55 12 3621-2626.
  • São Francisco das Chagas Cathdral (Catedral de São Francisco das Chagas), +55 12 3632-3316.


Italian Immigration Museum


  • 5 Monteiro Lobato Municipal Park (Parque Municipal Monteiro Lobato), +55 12 3624-7955. Tu-Su, 8am-6pm. Free.
  • 6 Renato Correia Penna Municipal Garden (Horto Municipal Renato Correia Penna), +55 12 3625-5105. Tu-Su, 6h-18h. Free.
  • 7 Vale do Itaim Municipal Park (Parque Municipal do Vale do Itaim), +55 12 3633-5008. W-Su, 9am-5pm. Free.







Go next[edit]

Routes through Taubaté
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