Museu Histórico e Artístico do Estado de Maranhão
In a restored 1836 mansion, the Museu Histórico e Artístico is set out as it might have been in days of yore, displaying all the...
Igreja da Sé
The 17th-century cathedral, the Igreja da Sé looks along Av Dom Pedro II from its top end. Inside are ceiling frescoes decorated with...
Centro de História Natural e Arqueologia do Maranhão
Interesting exhibits of artifacts from Maranhão's indigenous cultures past and present, from contemporary feather adornments to ancient...
A good old-town spot for DJ reggae on Friday from around 8pm.
Showpiece for the São Luis branch of Brazil's best-known cooking school, this place gets packed at lunchtime for its superb...
Lonely Planet review
This legitimate vegetarian buffet is a real treat for vegetarians who have been surviving on cheese sandwiches.