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Palacio dos Leoes

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Address: Avenida Pedro II s/n, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65010-910, Brazil
Phone Number:
98-3232-9784
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Wed - Fri 14:00 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 15:00 - 17:30

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dubai
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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...

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Thank Giuseppe P
Rio de Janeiro
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101 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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!

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Thank RafaTraveller
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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Brasilia, DF
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62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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 Luis!

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Thank Sarah R
Varna, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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

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Campinas, SP
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 competent and kind and the rooms and furniture are really exquisite. The visits start at... More 

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Thank Tatesoca
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 December 2012

It's an impressive building in the main area of town to visit with a couple other interesting buildings to check out.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2012

Specially if you come from Europe, I really don´t expect you to be surprised inside. Only few rooms are available for visiting. It´s free though, so it´s worth to spend 15 minutes there and get to check one more item in your bucket list ;)

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