Igreja de São Francisco de Assis
This exquisite 1774 baroque church, fronted by a palm-shaded, lyre-shaped plaza, is home to two Aleijadinho sculptures (second altar to...
The history of the Maria-Fumaça (Smoking Mary to locals), one of the first rail lines in Brazil, is available at the Museu Ferroviário...
São Jorge Bar Divertido
Very popular with the 20- to 30-year-old crowd, who come to dance and flirt the night away to live rock, samba and more.
Cantina do Italo
One of the city’s oldest Italian restaurants, Italo serves a full range of pizza, pasta and other classics in its upstairs dining room...
Lonely Planet review
This old theater screens multiple films nightly, including many in English with Portuguese subtitles.