Praça da Sé
Catedral da Sé
Crowning the Praça da Sé is the domed Catedral da Sé, a huge neo-Byzantine concoction that, for better or worse, replaced the original...
This cultural center occupies a grand neoclassical-style building with an imperious facade of black marble. Temporary exhibits of major...
Solar da Marquesa
Down a set of narrow downtown side streets stands one of the city’s last surviving 18th-century residences. This simple but delightful...
Praça da Sé information
The old heart of the city, Praça da Sé has seen better days but still draws animated crowds, from street hawkers and nose-down business types to - unfortunately - more than its fair share of pickpockets.