Casa de Cultura Afrânio Peixoto


It's worth stopping in this small museum dedicated to the life and career of Julio Afrânio Peixoto, considered one of Lençós' most accomplished citizens. There are two rooms of exhibits for which you'll get a tour from one of the friendly docents.

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1. Prefeitura Municipal

0.12 MILES

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

3. Mercado Cultural

0.16 MILES

For handicrafts made of local wood and stone, clay soaps, and semiprecious jewelry, stop by the beautiful old Mercado Cultural. Perched above the river on…

4. Igreja Senhor dos Passos


Honors the patron saint of miners – and was built by slaves. The church is open occasionally to visitors during festivals and other special events.