Casa do Gilson
Museu Emílio Goeldi & Parque Zoobotánico
This excellent museum and zoo contains many Amazonian animal species, from manatees and anacondas to jaguars and giant otters, plus an...
Basílica Santuario de Nazaré
A bit humdrum from the outside, the Basílica Santuario de Nazaré has a truly spectacular interior, with soaring marble columns,...
Capital Lounge Bar
A huge Union Jack and other flags from around the world suggest an old-school English pub, but the sleek booths, creative cocktails and...
Fresh-baked baguettes, focaccia and other breads serve as the basis for a variety of tasty sandwiches at this high-ceilinged, trendy...
Lonely Planet review
Come here for Belém’s best live music. Opened in 1987, Gilson’s draws intellectuals and hipsters alike with first-rate samba, choro (improvised samba-like music) and other music, and terrific food and atmosphere to boot. It’s between Ruas Nova and Tambés.