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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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Bonfim Church

Located in Bonfim neighborhood good morning visit then explore the lower city Humaita, Boa Viagem and Ribeira neighborhood Have ice cream at sorveteria da Ribeira

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Located in Bonfim neighborhood good morning visit then explore the lower city Humaita, Boa Viagem and Ribeira neighborhood Have ice cream at sorveteria da Ribeira

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The one thing I wanted to do in Salvador was visit the Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, I always bought their ribbons in Rio but to experience the church and see the hundreds/thousands of the ribbons all over the fence and church really hit me with emotion. Very beautiful sight, to see everyone's hopes and dreams flying through the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Beautiful church, very spiritual no matter what religion you are or if you even believe in God. The only problem was getting back from the church, waiting for the bus took more than half an hour (it was during the evening).

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Interesting place. Check out the ``plastic-bones`` inside and the stories fitted to. Very interesting too is to walk to the edge of this ´´half-island`` (Rua Monte Serrate/Rua boa Viagem), nice restaurante there at the end with amazing view to Salvador. May 20-30 min walk. Safe área to walk. Back to town take a táxi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

These Portugusese church from 1745 is a foundation stone of the heart of Salvador. Nosso Senhor do Bonfim represents Jesus in Christain religions and represents Oxala in Candomble. The church is a focus for Candomble and thus traces its roots back to Africa. The side room by the right of altar houses pictures and body parts of people seeking healing... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

One of the main touristic attractions, a must go place. TIP: there are a lot people selling souvenirs in front of the church, but if you cross the street you can make better deals inside the stores.

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

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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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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Sao Paulo, SP
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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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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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Address: Address: Praca Senhor do Bonfim, s/n | Igreja Do Sr. Do Bonfim, Salvador, State of Bahia 40425-360, Brazil
Phone Number: (71) 3316-2196
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm

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