Museu Histórico e Artístico do Estado de Maranhão
Igreja da Sé
São Luís' 17th-century cathedral looks along Av Dom Pedro II from its top end. Inside are ceiling frescoes decorated with babaçu motifs...
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...
Centro de Cultura Popular Domingos Vieira Filho
An impressive 19th-century mansion houses three fascinating floors of exhibits on São Luís’ festivals – Carnaval, Bumba Meu Boi and...
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 legitimate vegetarian buffet is a real treat for vegetarians who have been surviving on cheese sandwiches.
Rua do Sol 302 · interesting places nearby
Museu Histórico e Artístico do Estado de Maranhão information
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 furnishings, valuables and everyday belongings of an upper-class 19th-century family – including a private theater. It’s very well done.