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Nosso Senhor do Bonfim church

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Address: Praca Senhor do Bonfim, s/n | Igreja Do Sr. Do Bonfim, Salvador, State of Bahia 40425-360, Brazil
Phone Number: (71) 3316-2196
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Sun 5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Tue-Thu & Sat 6.30am-6pm, Fri & Sun 5.30am-6pm
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A must for the historical, architectural, and religious aspects

An important place in the city! A must go and becides observing the richness of the architacture ,don't forget to buy the fitinhas do Bomfim.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Salvador, BA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

An important place in the city! A must go and becides observing the richness of the architacture ,don't forget to buy the fitinhas do Bomfim.

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Dongguan, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

One of the most visited place of devotion in Brazil, this church has a long history, which I feel no occasion to mention now. On the side a museum with the gifts people offer when they are healed from their problems, body parts representing the disease they had. Don't miss the Senhor do Bonfim lace to tie in your arm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I loved everything about the church , it's beautiful and most interesting thing is that people go there to make their wishes and also to be prayed by the Afro-Brazilian spiritual healers for blessings, I think that has everything to do with the history of the church. For me it was just sightseeing...

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Brasilia, DF
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is more than a church more than a photo op it harbours the heart of a city, poor and dirty with cheap shops and chinsy relics of people cured through faith. On the day we were there most recently, we witnessed a lady climbing up the side walk to the church on her knees making a "promissa" to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This church brings a feeling of calmness when you visit. I visited it in the heat of the afternoon in Salvador and yet it felt strangely relaxing when I entered it. The church itself is very historic and very beautiful - and numerous miracles have been claimed. I saw a local lady visiting the church in tears because she had... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

It's a rich and obligatory visit when you're in Bahia. The place is fantástic ans has history to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

In the second Tuesday of year they celebrate a special day in this church. You can see typical "baianas" dressed in a special manner. This church also allow you tohave a wonderful sunset and a great view of Salvador city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

A medium sized church in Salvador where numerous curative miracles are claimed to have taken place. The altar is beautiful. Off to the side of the church is a room with prosthetic limbs tangling from the ceiling. On one wall several of the limbs are antiques. Outside is a fence/sall surrounding the church which is loaded with the Wish Ribbons... More 

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Salvador, BA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

It's an important part of Salvador da Bahia! Coming and not visiting senhor da bahia is like you've missed of an important thing from here

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Beautiful little church in a very ordinary environment. A little bit strange that there si a kind of a comercial shop in the church

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