Igreja da Sé
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...
Palácio de la Ravardière
Next door to the Palácio dos Leões, the Palácio de la Ravardière is the Prefeitura (City Hall) and dates back to 1689. A bust of São...
Museu de Artes Visuais
There’s a fine collection of old azulejos, engravings, sculptures and paintings at the Visual Arts Museum.
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...
Igreja da Sé information
Lonely Planet review
The 17th-century cathedral, the Igreja da Sé looks along Av Dom Pedro II from its top end. Inside are ceiling frescoes decorated with babaçu motifs and a fine baroque altar.