Casa do Maranhão
Casa de Nhôzinho
At the eclectic and fascinating Casa do Nhôzinho, you can see a collection of ingenious fish traps, rooms of Maranhão indigenous...
Palácio dos Leões
The Palácio dos Leões is the state governor’s palace, built in the 18th century on the site of the original French fort; it contains a...
Museu de Artes Visuais
There’s a fine collection of old azulejos, engravings, sculptures and paintings at the Visual Arts Museum.
Bar do Porto
This old standby hosts live reggae on Friday night, when the street out front becomes a party and reggae fans pack the inside.
Pizzeria del Centro
With Italian owners and an Italian pizzaiolo , the pizzas here live up to expectations – and the caipirinhas far exceed them! The isca...
Rua do Trapiche · interesting places nearby
Casa do Maranhão information
Inside a gigantic converted warehouse, the Casa do Maranhão houses a comprehensive exhibit on the different regional flavors of Bumba Meu Boi, with guided tours in Portuguese. The ground floor has videos on Maranhão's main tourist attractions.