The Museu Botânico, in the Botanical Garden, is a museum for the green-fingered.
Casa Museu Bissaya Barreto
Bissaya Barreto was a local surgeon, scholar and obsessive hoarder of fine arts, and his handsome, late-19th-century mansion has been...
A serene place to catch your breath, the lovely university-run botanic garden sits in the shadow of the 16th-century Aqueduto de São...
A bare-bones student place with pleasant outdoor seating, bohemian wall decor, cheap beers and lively crowds.
Lonely Planet review
Entered through the Tabacaria Pavão, this hip little hideaway near Praça da República woos a crowd with regular DJ sets, plus ridiculously low prices on caipirinhas, mojitos, gins-and-tonic, vodka and beer. Hang out at the bar, or decamp to one of the high-ceilinged back rooms, all decorated with eye-catching, one-of-a-kind wallpaper. Don't confuse it with the other bar in this green-tiled building.