São Luís Travel Guide

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São Luís Things to Do

  • PRAIA GRANDE

    Beira Mar is the largest avenue in São Luis, and it is very close to Jose Sarney Bridge which connects the old part of the city where REVIVER is located and the newest part of the city which leads to the beaches outside São Marcos Bay.You should try to walk along the pavement and watch the tydes which leaves a big part of the Bay dry as a desert,...

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  • RUA DA ESTRELA - THE HEART OF REVIVER

    No matter what time of the day or in the night, you have to stop there...RUA DA ESTRELA IS THE MAIN STREET OF SÃO LUIS' HISTORICAL CENTRE. The so famous REVIVER!When we go to Reviver this is where we stop...being all surrounded by a glorious past, and see everything prserved and full of life is a real pleasure!You should experience this atmosphere,...

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  • SÃO LUIS IS ALSO CULTURE

    My city has one of the most important historical centre in the Nation, it is part of the UNESCO HERITAGE. São Luis was founded in 1612 by the french and fully colonized by the Portuguese, and we have both cultures in our city...old buildings in colonial style, narrow very old streets full of life, small shops, great restaurants serving you the best...

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São Luís Restaurants

  • SINCE ANTIGAMENTE WE KEEP ON GOING THERE

    Antigamente means "IN THE OLD DAYS", this place has more than 100 years, it is a portuguese old house which always have been a restaurant, so I wonder that many generations are doin the same...after the whole day walking it is really pleasant to sit in front of the bar under the shades of these very old and enormous mango trees, have a cool and...

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  • THE BEST CHOICE IN SÃO LUIS

    There are many restaurants in the area but you will always find something unique at Antigamente specially their buffet with incredible meals!I usually go there with my family and friends!The service has high quality, the waiters very friendly, but be sure that you know some key words in portuguese because none of the waiters speak english!But for...

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  • PRACTICAL CUISINE LOCAL TEST :))))

    Once visiting São Luis you will spend most of your time strolling around Reviver, the so famous historical centre, and nothing more practical than stopping in a local restaurant and have he best of local cuisine. And in Maranhão people really know how to eat..they are master in dealing with seafood and also DRY MEAT(much known here as CARNE DE...

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São Luís Nightlife

  • FESTA IN SÃO JOÃO

    The big party is in july, every night there are many performances, and in the end of the show they always invite you to dance on the stage and you can really feel part of our traditions! We had lots of fun this last july, and the party for the next year promisses even more fun!!!So when you think about travelling to Brazil and you are free on July,...

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  • FESTA DE SÃO JOAO

    It happens every june and july not only in São Luis but in all over the State of Maranhão. Thisis somethin that we do every year, and of course I am always there dancing and playing the BUMBA MEU BOI FOLKS DANCE. It is a very old tradition of our people, and we promote a very colouful feast where the whole population takes part. The whole dances...

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  • The irresistible "tambor de crioula"!

    When you think of coming to São Luís, you should remember to see a great typicaldance that often happens on fridays at night:TAMBOR DE CRIOULA!!!Just like I said, when you listen to this rhythm at the first time you will be involved and will be invited to join with us this great moment!Tambor de crioula is a way that people that lived here 200...

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São Luís Shopping

  • THE CAMELOS

    It is also possible to buy many beach stuffs and also some cool clothes following the fashion in São Luis, my friend Taryana always go there, and she loves buying little stuffs!!!She is very very addicted on shopping..she is an non stop buyer!!!And when we are with her, we know that we will spend hours seeing different things, this part of...

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  • LOVE IN THE SKIN

    I do not like tatoos, but it is always great to carry in your body anything that reminds you something special, and these HENNAH TATTOO is really okay if you do not want to usea real tattoo, it is painful and it remains in your body forever...At Litoraranea Avenue, close to Calhau Beach you can stop and choose any tatoo you wish or simply create...

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São Luís Local Customs

  • SUNSET IN CALHAU BEACH

    Rafa could catch the face of happiness and he was trying to get in black and white the magic of the sunset in Maranhão, it is said to be one of the most beautiful places where the sun kisses the ocean in Brazil. In fact I might show you even more photos of such a beautiful NATURE SHOW!And this is the way that I have to show you beautiful photos and...

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  • ME, MYSELF AND I IN CALHAU BEACH

    Heheheh I know that my space here is to share opinion about destinations and places that people visit, but in my opinion is great to people know how we live in the city, I want to share my impressions about the place I was born, and nothing better than showing to you the pictures I take with my friends and family!Rafa more than anyone could get my...

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  • HE GOT ME - AND THE PAPARAZZI WAS RAFA

    Hehehehe Rafa could not resist, since I met him, he was loved to join people with Nature, and I think he really succeeds, that was after the loads of pictures that he took with Carla, and he can sense the mood of people when they are having fun or simplying enjoying a great moment in life!Picture taken at the same beach, Calhau!JULY 2007

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São Luís Off The Beaten Path

  • PANAQUATIRA - ONE SECRET OF SÃO LUIS

    Actually it belongs to another city close to the capital São Luis, he beach belongs to a small town called SÃO JOSÉ DO RIBAMAR, famous pilgrimage centre where all people go to the São Jose (Saint Joseph) do Ribamar Church.São José do Ribamar has two famous small villages such as Panaquatira and Raposa.Panaquatira is located 35 kilometers away from...

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  • PANAQUATIRA

    Hahahahaha I know it will be very difficult for you to pronounce this name, it is an indian name probably coming fom the Tupinamba language.Panaquatira has a incredible tyde system, uring the low tyde you can walk over 2 kilometers through the sea, but watch out when the tyde will come back otherwise you will be in trouble!:)The beach is long and...

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  • WE DO NOT NEED MUSIC

    The sound of the ocean is great music for this moment, we do not need watching tv, the scenery provides the best NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTARY, we do not need noise, the silence of the sun kissing good bye the sea is the best show ever, and when you have the perfect company to share such a great magic of God, then you notice that sometimes the...

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  • A IDEAL PLACE TO BE WITH FRIENDS

    At this same afternoon we also enjoyed Carla's company , we often just go out to see the sunset...actually always when we have time we go to the shore to say good bye to the sun which lighted the whole day providing life and energy to our city, the sun can be very fierce in that time, but it is a great ally when we just want to go to the beach and...

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  • IT IS MORE THAN A TIP, IT IS A MUST DO...

    Everyone says that sunset in Sao Luis is magic and I have to agree, right in the beggining of Litoranea avenue, that one I mentioned which is the largest coast line avenue in the Statem, you can just sit in the rocks and watch the nature's show, pick up your best friend and just go there to chill out.The best conversations in my life I had doing...

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