Centro de Cultura Popular Domingos Vieira Filho
Centro de Pesquisa de História Natural e Arqueologia do Maranhão
Contains interesting exhibits of artifacts from Maranhão's indigenous cultures past and present, from contemporary feather adornments to...
Casa das Tulhas
This 19th-century market building now trades in an interesting variety of typical Maranhão crafts and foods, from dried prawns and...
Museu de Artes Visuais
There’s a fine collection of old azulejos, engravings, sculptures and paintings at the Visual Arts Museum, which has been under...
Cafofinho da Tia Dica
Live bands playing a variety of rhythms – samba, chorinho, jazz, blues, bossa nova, MPB – compete for your eardrums at several bars and...
This place sets out a decent-quality buffet in a tall barnlike space with colorful art and murals.
Rua do Giz 221 · interesting places nearby
Centro de Cultura Popular Domingos Vieira Filho information
An impressive 19th-century mansion houses three fascinating floors of exhibits on São Luís’ festivals – Carnaval, Bumba Meu Boi and Divino Espírito Santo – and its Afro-Brazilian cults such as Umbanda and Tambor de Mina. Staff will show you round and explain, but speakers of English or other non-Portuguese languages may or may not be available.