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, sponsored by Brazil’s state-owned Caixa Economica bank, occupies a grand neoclassical-style building with an...
Igreja do Carmo
On the other side of Praça da Sé stands the more modest but also more authentic Igreja do Carmo, which dates to the 1630s and still...
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.