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Palacio dos Leoes

Avenida Pedro II s/n, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65010-910, Brazil
98-3232-9784
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A Nice Treat

We were walking in the old town and passed the Lion's Palace. It was open so we decided to go in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beenaround30
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Winnipeg, Canada
Great place to learn about the history of the city and state.

Nice to have english speaking and other languages guides. They can help along the way of your visit... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
adrianfernandes
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Avenida Pedro II s/n, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65010-910, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were walking in the old town and passed the Lion's Palace. It was open so we decided to go in. This is still the residence of the governor so not all of the palace is open for viewing. What we did see was very...More

Thank Beenaround30
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Nice to have english speaking and other languages guides. They can help along the way of your visit for free. The place is full of history and it has some great paitings from past decades and centuries.

Thank adrianfernandes
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is one of the MUST SEE historical poinst of Sao Luis do Maranhão. It is close to Igreja Matriz da Sé.

Thank FranciscoGaronce
Reviewed 2 April 2017

the palace is nice, the collections of paints is also good and the guides are excellent! But there is access only to a limited part of the building so the visit is pretty short...

Thank Giuseppe P
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is the Government Palace, but in front of it there is a wonderful square with amazing views to São Marcos Bay. the best of all, it is for free, one of the most beautiful spots in São Luis in my opinion!

Thank RafaTraveller
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Short but very interesting tour of the Palacio dos Leoes. The building and furniture is well kept up and there are many antiques from the 18th and 19th centuries. Well worth the visit.

Thank Jose Luiz P
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The palace was built under a french influence in a perfect place with a wide view to the bay. The best time to visit is definitely when the sea is high tide - sun will reflect golden waters - a must see place in São...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Interesting place - not much is left of the French influence in Brazil, so this was interesting to see. There were quite a few French tourists visiting as well

Thank stasybg
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The Palace is really beautiful, seated by the bay. The sunset is the best time for pictures cause the waters at the bay are golden. I recommend the free guided visit: it lasts about 30min and it's totally worth it. The tour guide was really...More

Thank Tatesoca
Reviewed 12 May 2013

It's prohibited to take fotos inside the palace. The is no entrance fee charged. No English speaking guides.

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