Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Joao Pessoa is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Joao Pessoa a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Joao Pessoa.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
Discover the local culture and art of Joao Pessoa.
Designed by the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, Estacao Cabo Branco is Joao Pessoa’s cultural center. The center gives platforms for all things science, arts and technology and is free of cost for the public.
When you visit the city, take some time out to truly see the present on-goings of Brazil’s progress in all spheres. Th...
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Largo da Igreja de Sao Francisco - Av. Dom Pedro I - Centro, Joao Pessoa - PB, Brazil
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The church was built in 1589 and still remains one of the oldest churches in Joao Pessoa. Presently the church is converted to a museum with old paintings on the roof and other artefacts which tell the story of the city’s rich history.
Take your time as you see the 16th century church with its beautiful paintings, spell binding architecture a...
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Joao Pessoa, Paraiba State, Brazil
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Joao Pessoa is known as one of the oldest cities in Brazil and with so much history, the archaeological buildings here are a must-see for anyone who loves history and art.
Comprising of almost 700 buildings, you can be sure to get lost in the times of the gone era.
The highlights include:
Ladeira de Sao Francisco- the oldest street in Joao Pessoa
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Praia do Seixas, Joao Pessoa - PB, Brazil
The Ponta do Seixas Beach forms the easternmost point of America and is one of the most beautiful places to see the panoramic view of the state’s eastern coast.
The science museum near the entrance is known for its interesting exhibitions and is a must-visit if you are travelling with children. During weekends you can see many cultural activi...
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Sao Joao del Rei - State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Built in the 16th century, the church is known for its beautiful architecture and interiors which give a peak into Brazil’s beautiful artistry and history.
The Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church is part of the historic church complex in Joao Pessoa and is a popular tourist place. The church is still a functioning one and its classic building...
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Av. Gen. Osorio - Centro, Joao Pessoa - PB, 58010-780, Brazil
07:30 am - 06:30 pm
The Monastery of Sao Bento is one of the oldest building in Joao Pessoa. Known for its classic 17th century architecture and design, the building still holds a deeply spiritual importance among the locals.
Visit the site to travel back in time and truly breathe in Brazil’s history. A walk inside the monastery leads to the main alter. Vi...