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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  • The place was deserted and even considered dangerous. After retirement, was excellent! There are several options of attractions. On Thursdays has samba and all Sundays has some attraction. Next to the source have a diner that comes great handmade burgers.
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  • Interesting architecture and full of details. It is a pity that in full Monday of Carnival there was no accredited guide for hire.
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  • Place dirty, smell of urine, refuge for the homeless doing laundry on site. I was afraid to get to appeal.
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  • Always Good! Nice atmosphere, music quality, Very good food is great place to be with friends and family. In addition to be inserted within the historical context of the city because it is one of the most important historical representation of the island of São Luís.
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  • The source is a very cool place, but like other spots of the historical centre of São Luis she's kind of dropped. A shame. Is a location further away from the historic centre more popular with tourists. If you get a chance I recommend, but va with caution. I don't recommend walking the area. Recently, we have seen some private initiatives to revitalize the area with the opening of a diner and a Carnival that has moved over the area. Anyway, before I go recommend pick up information about the local security (especially with cell phones and machines to photograph)
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  • Very nice especially at night. There are some bars with live music and tables on the street, historic ambience, cobblestone streets, relaxed and pleasant environment. I suggest just not walking in the neighborhood as it is downtown and somewhat dangerous desert. Easy to park.
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