The small Museu Rondon has exhibits on indigenous culture and is well worth a visit to check out the ornate headdresses and weaponry....
Top-notch company with 25 years of service and experienced guides. Working with local pousadas toward an ecofriendly approach, Joel...
Museu Histórico de Mato Grosso
Inside a restored colonial building, this museum is an interesting stroll through the state’s history. Exhibits range from reproductions...
Conde de Azambuja
If pretensions aren’t your bag but drunk, dancing Brazilians are, then give this traditional bar in the old town a try. It’s not easy on...
An excellent buffet of regional selections for lunch (the fried bananas are divine). It’s inside the blue-and-white colonial building on...
Rua das Laranjeiras 701 · interesting places nearby
Tom Choppin information
Outstanding brews and views are the draw for Cuiabá’s well-to-do at this open-air MPB (Música Popular Brasileira) bar perched high above the city. Its name is a pun on the name of famous Brazilian musician Tom Jobim. Music veers between samba, choro, bossa nova and MPB. It’s halfway between centro and the zoo.