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Palacio dos Leoes

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Nice enough building

The governor still uses it, which is why there are portions of this house that the guides will... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
eaglehaslanded
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Boston, MA
Very beautiful tourist stop

This incredible building is the home of the Governor. Part of the building is open to visitors... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
Edward D
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Lucena, PB
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Avenida Pedro II s/n, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65010-910, Brazil
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

The governor still uses it, which is why there are portions of this house that the guides will forbid you from taking pictures in. It has some old pictures and dining tables used by formerly important and current potentates. If you are a foreigner, you...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2018

This incredible building is the home of the Governor. Part of the building is open to visitors, and they offer free guided tours. The tour lasts about a half hour and is worth the time.

Thank Edward D
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

This is the most famous place in São Luis in my opinion. You have to stop here to see the sunset while some artists play beautiful music to enchant the moment.

Thank Sunara K
Reviewed September 20, 2017

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 Stewart S
Reviewed August 21, 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 May 5, 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 April 2, 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 January 5, 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!

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Reviewed August 30, 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 July 6, 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

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