Fonte do Ribeirao, Sao Luis

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Diminutive but vividly colored and charmingly decorated, Fonte do Ribeirao has a quaint and unusual - yet picturesque - appearance. One of the most popular and historic sites in the region, the fountain was constructed in 1796 by Antonio de Noronha, a former governor of Maranhao. According to local legend, the source of the fountain is in fact the head of an unseen, underground serpent. Fonte do Ribeirao is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Sao Luis Edition.
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  • September 28, 2017
    This source has a very interesting story and people know your site's importance, however, lies in disrepair, a real concerned about this heritage of our country.
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  • September 14, 2017
    Was performing a work in the historic centre of São Luís and faced with that source. Well preserved, is an interesting place to meet. Did not tour because they had no information on the site about it.
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  • September 7, 2017
    On the day I went was having reggae show, it was really fun!! The walk through the tunnels was not what I expected, I thought q the path would be longer, but it is worth visiting the site Tuesday night to Sunday and try the burger of the burgernight
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  • July 20, 2017
    Has the deterioration (unfortunately) feature of the historic center of St. Louis but has been revitalized by the cultural programs that take place during the night. Recommend the burguernigth, affordable and the best handcrafted burgers in town!
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  • August 2, 2017
    Great place. Very nice, especially the night. And with cultural attractions like the tambor de crioula yesterday gets more top still
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  • July 30, 2017
    Nice place, good food and drink, good for tourism and families, i just need to improve public safety, but I felt very comfortable.
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  • August 2, 2017
    Tambor de Crioula and Burger Night snack
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  • May 20, 2017
    Location that could best be careful. Dirty, poorly maintained and frequented by beggars and guardsdores drive, that there they urinate, wash clothes and leave trash. Poor fish hell-bent on live at the source.
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The more upmarket and characterful accommodations in Sao Luis can be found in the historical center, with atmospheric pousadas (guesthouses) and hotels in well-preserved colonial-era architecture. Head east of the Centro district to find budget hostels suitable for backpackers happy with simple lodgings, but who wish to be close to the main architectural sights. Larger, modern hotels lie along the island's northern coast, where a cluster of luxury and mid-range options offer rooms with sea views.
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