A large part of history and national culture has its origin in São Sebastião. To visit it is to travel in time and feel part of their heritage. The Caiçara culture is unique, great expression and can be known in museums, churches in the historic center, handicrafts, and traditional celebrations.
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Sao Sebastiao is the oldest city in the North Coast of Sao Paulo. Before the Portuguese colonization, the region of Sao Sebastiao was occupied by Indians Tupinambá at north and Tupiniquins at south in the hills of Boiçucanga - 30 km south of Sao Sebastiao - a natural border lands of tribes. The city received this name in honor of the saint's day that fell off the Island of Sao Sebastiao - Ilha Bela today - the dispatch of Amerigo Vespucci: January 20 of 1502.