Mosteiro de São Bento
Igreja São Pedro
This colonial church was closed in 2015 due to risk of collapse.
Museu do Mamulengo
The Museu do Mamulengo has a unique and surprisingly interesting collection of more than 1000 pieces devoted to the traveling puppet...
Museu de Arte Contemporânea
Housed in an 18th-century Inquisition jail, MAC is recommended for both its permanent and temporary exhibits.
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...
A nice spot for crepes, pizza and salads, which you can enjoy on a pleasant outdoor patio under tall bamboo trees.
Rua São Bento · interesting places nearby
Mosteiro de São Bento information
The huge Mosteiro de São Bento, originally built in 1582, has some exceptional woodcarving in its church. Sunday morning Mass (10am) is celebrated complete with Gregorian chants.