What to do in São José dos Campos? – Build Your Itinerary!

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What to do in São José dos Campos? – Build Your Itinerary!

What to do in São José dos Campos? Which script to follow?

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Here on our website we always bring posts about beaches or other paradisiacal places.
But, the story today is a little different.

This is because historical monuments and cities in the midst of modernism should also be part of our travels.

But what does São José dos Campos have to offer?
Although many people don't know, the São Paulo city has a rich cultural heritage.

And even technological.
Thus, we put together a content bringing a unique script to you.

Are tips about What to do in São José dos Campos, if you are preparing your trip.

So, follow us to the end of the content and leave a comment if you have any questions.
Come on, get to know the city's postcards with us:

city's park

City's park
city's park

Looking for something to do in São José dos Campos on a family program?

Then the City Park is ideal for you.
The place is cozy, and gigantic, with plenty of green area for children to run around.

Not to mention that art is present through architectural monuments.
Architectural monuments that are internationally recognized.

All this due to the cooperation with modernism they brought.
Due to its size, it has several attractions.

Read below:

  • Locations intended for events;
  • Walking path;
  • music, theater and dance shows;
  • It is located next to the Folklore Museum administered by the Cassiano Ricardo Foundation.

Museum of Sacred Art

Museum of Sacred Art
Museum of Sacred Art

But what is the Museum of Sacred Art?

It is a regional museum with works by artists from the southeast region, mainly from the state of São Paulo.
Its opening hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 17 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 12 pm.

It's a great time for anyone who loves history and art.
But also for those who know little and find it beautiful.

So it's worth visiting.
However, what is there to see at the Museum of Sacred Art? Read below:

  • Collection composed of images;
  • procession flags;
  • liturgical objects;
  • Oratories;
  • Religious books;
  • vestments;
  • Among several other pieces dating from the XNUMXth to the XNUMXth century.

Vicentina Aranha Park

Vicentina Aranha Park
Vicentina Aranha Park

What to do in São José dos Campos?
Visit one more park.
But this one is even more important, as it is listed by the municipal government.

Among the main attractions we have are:

  • Environmental and Physical;
  • Art;
  • Cultural activities;
  • Musical attractions;
  • Movie theater;
  • History;
  • Theater and more.

Therefore, it is worth getting to know this extensive green area.
Hiking trails are also present, as in other parks.
It is very common to see people of different ages roller and skate around the track.

But, there's more.

This is because the park occupies an area of ​​84.500 m², with pavilions designed by architect Ramos de Azevedo.

Until then, it represents a fundamental space for environmental preservation and the city's history.

Brazilian Aerospace Memorial - MAB

MAB Brazilian Aerospace Memorial
Brazilian Aerospace Memorial - MAB

However, São José dos Campos does not live only in museums and parks.
Of course, the vast majority to be mentioned here are both types of attractions.
But we also have an amazing memorial in town.

You already know?

The DCTA (Department of Aerospace Science and Technology) has gained worldwide notoriety in recent decades.

That's because his scientific contributions were exorbitant.

Thus, the DCTA decided to create a specific place to house different types of closed actions and to the public.
But what are they?

It is the Brazilian Aerospace Memorial, the MAB.
As mentioned, it offers different services to society, among them are:

  • Aeronautics;
  • Space defense;
  • Teaching;
  • Associated Searches.

However, your visits are monitored.
In addition, they are made at scheduled or specific times.
Thus, it is necessary to book your visit if you want to know this important space.


  • Monday is not open for visitation.
  • From Tuesday to Thursday, from 8am to 12pm and from 13:30pm to 17pm.
  • Friday from 8am to 17pm.
  • Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 9am to 17pm (except Christmas, New Year, Carnival and Holy Week).

St. Dimas Cathedral

St. Dimas Cathedral
St. Dimas Cathedral

The Cathedral of St. Dimas is the perfect place for you who are religious and enjoy family visits.
But, it's also perfect for you who love art.

The cathedral's stained glass windows are fascinating.
So, take some time from your itinerary to get to know this traditional soul revival spot.

The Cathedral also offers a traditional June party, with a delicious country cake.

Schedule your trip!

Come meet
Come meet

So, what did you think about visiting some points of São José dos Campos?
Were you already preparing your trip, but still didn't have a script?
So enjoy and write down our tips!

Which of the places did you prefer? Are you going to visit with your family or is the tour alone?
Was there any doubt regarding the content we brought today? Tell us, comment below!

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