Palácio dos Leões

Historic Centre of São Luís

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

The Palácio dos Leões in São Luís provides a historical narrative of the city. It showcases objects and in itself is an architectural masterpiece taking us back in time to when Brazil was colonized. Approximately one thousand pieces including French porcelain, tapestries, paintings, engravings and furniture, from the 16th to the 20th century, are distributed among the six public halls at the Palácio dos Leões.


  • Title: Palácio dos Leões
  • Creator: Historic Centre of São Luís
  • Rights: Embratur
  • Location: Brazil
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (iii)(iv)(v)
  • Date of Inscription: 1997
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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