Bistrô do Paço
The former imperial palace was originally built in 1743 as a governor's residence. Later it became the home of Dom João and his family...
The stately Tiradentes Palace houses the seat of the legislative assembly. Exhibits on the 1st and 2nd floors relate the events that...
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga Sé
This beautifully restored church and former cathedral dates back to the 1770s, and it played an important role in the imperial days of...
This small, one-room screening theater (seating 64) in the Paço Imperial doesn’t offer much in the way of state-of-the-art cinema...
In the middle of a shop selling books and CDs, this small, lively, pleasantly air-conditioned cafe is a fine spot to refuel, with...
Bistrô do Paço information
Lonely Planet review
On the ground floor of the Paço Imperial, this informal restaurant offers a tasty assortment of quiches, salads, soups and other light fare. Save room for the delicious pies and cakes.