São Paulo is a beacon of multiculturalism, its arts and culinary scene fed by a population that draws influence from across the globe. The city is not only the most populous city of Brazil but also the Americas and the entire Southern Hemisphere. Home to the largest Japanese population outside of Japan and the largest Italian population outside of Italy, alongside a hearty number of Armenians, Arabs, Polish, Koreans, and countless other ethnicities, making São Paulo truly global. Its world-class museums, cultural centers, and restaurants face off with a flurry of experimental theaters, arthouse cinemas, underground bars, and legendary nightlife. A year-round program of cultural events like the São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo Gay Parade and the March for Jesus lend the city a bustling allure, while sporting events like the Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix draw in massive crowds. For those craving a break from city life, São Paulo also boasts an ample cache of greenery nearby with lush forests, sun-kissed beaches and nature reserves galore. At par with the best in the world, the city's culinary scene is a veritable wonderland of flavors; a tasting tour of the world in a single city. A sprawling metropolis that's a jumble of glimmering skyscrapers and tumble-down residential blocks, São Paulo will amaze you with its irrepressible energy but may also leave you dizzy with awe. Top attractions include Ibirapuera Park, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Paulista Avenue, and Renault Theatre.