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 …
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.
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.
The lovely Prefeitura Municipal, built in 1860, was the mansion of Colonel César Sá – the Neoclassical details were reportedly added to please his wife.
Honors the patron saint of miners – and was built by slaves.
At the 19th-century French vice-consulate building, diamond commerce was negotiated.