Market in Lençóis

Mercado Cultural

For handicrafts made of local wood and stone, clay soaps, and semi-precious jewelry, stop by the beautiful old Mercado Cultural. Perched above the river on the main square, the market began construction in the 19th …
Architectural in Lençóis

Casa de Afrânio Peixoto

The Casa de Afrânio Peixoto displays the works and personal effects of Lençóis’ most illustrious native, in addition to old town photos. Peixoto was a writer, doctor, politician and academic.
Gallery in Lençóis

Calil Neto

The photo gallery of Calil Neto will leave no doubts about this area’s beauty. Small prints of the artist’s shots are for sale, and the photographer himself is always up for a friendly chat.
Historic Building in Lençóis

Prefeitura Municipal

The lovely Prefeitura Municipal, built in 1860, was the mansion of Colonel César Sá – the Neoclassical details were reportedly added to please his wife.
Church in Lençóis

Igreja Senhor dos Passos

Honors the patron saint of miners – and was built by slaves.
Historic Building in Lençóis

French Vice-Consulate Building

At the 19th-century French vice-consulate building, diamond commerce was negotiated.