The small Museu Rondon has exhibits on indigenous culture and is well worth a visit to check out the ornate headdresses and vicious...
Joel Souza Ecoverde Tours
Top-notch company with 25 years of service and experienced guides. Working with local pousadas towards an ecofriendly approach, Joel...
Museu Histórico de Mato Grosso
Inside a restored colonial building, the museum is an interesting stroll through the state’s history. Each room represents a different...
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 orange colonial building on the...
Lonely Planet review
Outstanding brews and views are the draw for Cuiabá’s well-to-do at this cleverly named open-air MPB (Música Popular Brasileira) bar perched high above the city. Mondays get lively for choro, an informal, instrumental style of music. It’s halfway between centro and the zoo.