Igreja da Sé
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...
Palácio de la Ravardière
The Palácio de la Ravardière dates back to 1689 and is now the Prefeitura (City Hall). A bust of São Luís’ French founder, Daniel de la...
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...
Showpiece for the São Luis branch of Brazil's best-known cooking school, this place gets packed at lunchtimes for its superb...
Praça Dom Pedro II · interesting places nearby
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São Luís' 17th-century cathedral looks along Av Dom Pedro II from its top end. Inside are ceiling frescoes decorated with babaçu motifs and a fine baroque altar.