The genesis of the azulejo goes back to the civilizations of the Near and Far East. It was widely used as a decorative wall covering, especially in waterproofing masonry. It came to us from the Iberian Peninsula, especially from Portugal, which achieved great development between the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries. There, the adequacy […]
Maranhão stands out for its meeting between the old and the modern, such as São Luís do Maranhão and Alcântara, in addition to the beautiful beaches, the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park and the Chapada das Mesas.
The natural beauties of Maranhão:
Lencois Maranhenses Park: one of the most breathtaking places on the Brazilian coast. The endless landscapes of sand and dunes are broken by the lakes formed by the rain and the various rivers that cut through the region. Some lagoons have excellent bathing conditions that attract many tourists to the place.
Alcantara: an hour by boat from São Luís, the historic city of Alcântara is one of the most surprising destinations in Maranhão. The feeling of those who walk through its streets is that the place has stopped in time. In addition, the presence of pleasant bars are ideas for enjoying typical drinks and food.
Delta of the Parnaíba River: located on the border with Piauí, it involves the region under the influence of the Parnaíba River Delta, which is the third largest oceanic delta in the world. Rivers, white sand dunes, lake and sea bathing, as well as a varied fauna and flora make the place an unforgettable tour.
Table Plate: ecological trails, stunning waterfalls and beautiful landscapes make this an ideal place for lovers of ecological tourism and adventure. The cities of Imperatriz and Riachão offer the necessary infrastructure for tourists.
Caroline: Also located in the Chapada das Mesas region, this city's main attraction is the practice of extreme sports such as zip-line, rappel, trekking and climbing. In addition, the small and quiet city has one of the most important architectural collections in the state.
Maned Forest: the tourist hub located in the Amazon part of the state, the main attraction of the site is an ecological sanctuary, formed by bays and estuaries where rivers flow into mangroves. The abundant flora and fauna also put on a show for their variety.
St. Louis: “Ilha do Amor”, as the capital is affectionately called, is known for its beautiful and rich cultural and architectural heritage. The more than 3500 buildings from the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries are considered World Heritage and take the visitor to an enchanting return to the past.
The island draws attention for its preserved historic center, excellent tourist infrastructure and beautiful beaches. Ponta D'Areia Beach attracts visitors due to its easy access, while São Marcos is the favorite among surfers. Praia do Calhau has beautiful dunes and is the site of several sports competitions.
Barriers: the municipality is the gateway to the fantastic Parque dos Lençóis and has a good infrastructure. The Mandacaru Lighthouse, with its 54 meters high, offers a breathtaking view of the place. Another unmissable attraction is the visit to the wild Praia de Caburé.
San Jose de Ribamar: the city close to São Luís is ideal for those looking for peace and tranquility. In addition, the municipality offers visitors beautiful, almost untouched beaches such as Caura, Panaquatira and Boa Viagem, the patron saint's festival in September that attracts thousands of faithful to the municipality.
The high season in Lençóis Maranhenses is from June to September
The high season in Lençóis Maranhenses starts at the end of June and continues until September, when they start to dry. But Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is open to visitors all year round. With good tourist infrastructure, Barreirinhas in Lençóis Maranhenses is the main base to explore the lagoons […]
Historical and Artistic Museum of Maranhão – Tourism Guide
Anyone who wants to know the way of life of the wealthy families of São Luís in the past centuries, their customs, habits and curiosities cannot miss visiting the Historical and Artistic Museum of Maranhão. Based in a XNUMXth-century manor house, the organ rebuilds the houses of a São Luís that […]
History of the Ribeirão Fountain in São Luís do Maranhão
The Fonte do Ribeirão is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist attractions in São Luís by the people of Ludovica. Located between Rua do Ribeirão and Rua dos Afogados, the affective symbol of the city was handed over to the population after a long period of restoration carried out by the City Hall. The source […]
History of the Arthur Azevedo Theater in São Luís do Maranhão
The Arthur Azevedo Theater, one of the most beautiful postcards and important show house in São Luís, as well as most Brazilian theaters built in the XNUMXth century, was built to meet the desires of the small bourgeoisie of Ludovica at the time, enriched by the prosperous cotton production in the state, wanted […]
History of Praça João Lisboa in São Luís do Maranhão
Praça João Lisboa was initially called Largo do Carmo, due to the Convent and Church of Nossa Senhora de Monte Carmelo, the square is linked to important historical facts of the city, such as the battle between the Dutch and the Portuguese. It was the site of the first fair or market in the city, the first […]