The fascinating Museu das Bandeiras is an old jail (1766–1950) that’s full of interesting antiques and original furniture – the 1.5m-thick cell walls, originally made of weak taipa de pilão wood and reinforced with …
For lunch, there’s a wealth of regional choices laid out in fiery-hot clay pots for R$30. In the evenings, the shady garden setting fills up quickly for excellent à la carte local dishes.
Up a rickety wooden staircase, this unconventional spot is tops in town to try piping-hot empadão, served in traditional ceramic crockery.
In the old Igreja da Boa Morte, this just-renovated museum has a good selection of 19th-century works by renowned Goiânian sculptor Viega Vale.
The most impressive of the town’s seven churches is the oldest, built in 1761. There's a humble religious museum inside (R$2).
You’ll find the colorful display of 28 crystallized fruits here too much to walk away from.
The Casa de Cora Carolina is the birthplace and home of the area’s renowned poet.
The Palácio Conde dos Arcos is the restored colonial governor’s residence.
The highlight of the week before Easter is the Wednesday-night procession re-enacting the arrest of Christ. The streetlights are turned off and thousands march through the streets carrying torches, led by 40 eerie, …
The largest environmental film festival in the world, usually held in June or August.