Museu do Mamulengo
Museu de Arte Contemporânea
Housed in an 18th-century Inquisition jail, MAC is recommended for both its permanent and temporary exhibits.
Igreja São Pedro
This colonial church was closed in 2015 due to risk of collapse.
Mosteiro de São Bento
The huge Mosteiro de São Bento, originally built in 1582, has some exceptional woodcarving in its church. Sunday morning Mass (10am) is...
Esquina do Peneira
There's nothing remarkable about it other than its simplicity, but this corner hot spot across from the tourist office draws locals in...
Humble, local and a kitchen magician, Chef Alcindo Queiroz serves regional moquecas and seafood that are an unexpected joy at this...
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Museu do Mamulengo information
The Museu do Mamulengo has a unique and surprisingly interesting collection of more than 1000 pieces devoted to the traveling puppet shows called Mamulengos, an authentic popular tradition of the Northeast.