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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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Description: Tue-Thu & Sat 6.30am-6pm, Fri & Sun 5.30am-6pm
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Its the center of both catholic and african macumba religion in Bahia. The Festa do Bonfim is one of the most important annual popular celebrations in Salvador, starting on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Vienna, Wien, Austria
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Its the center of both catholic and african macumba religion in Bahia. The Festa do Bonfim is one of the most important annual popular celebrations in Salvador, starting on the second Thursday after Three Kings Day (January 6). On this Thursday, the faithful gather in front of the Church of Conceição da Praia, in downtown Salvador (Baixa), including a large... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is THE church in Salvador where people go to get healed. I must say I preferred the more centrally located church "Our Lady of the Rosary of Black People" it is also touristy but somehow nicer and has just as many Bahia bands tied on the rails outside.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We took a taxi from the base of the elevator. We intended to stop at the Sao Joaquim market for a few minutes on the way but there was no where for the taxi driver to park near the market, so we just went straight to Nosso Senhor do Bonfim church. I thought the location of the church was nice... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Good to see religious folklore, and different religions working together. This is an interesting place to visit while in Bahia.

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Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The Church is in the city took the local bus from Barra neighborhood. Its on a hill was there when they gave full Catholic mass. Has some interesting side rooms even statue of the Pope. It worth a visit but would not be there at night.

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Salvador, BA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

It's worth a visit to this church for its historical importance for the city and also for its beauty. In the same day you can visit the Ribera neighborhood and try the famous "picolé da Ribeira" (ice cream on a stick), just a few minutes away by car or bus. Like in other parts of the city, you will see... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I took the bus from the Elevator, it was really easy, it says Bonfim on the bus. Great to see all the body parts and other offerings made to the church. Small, cute church, but then you can tie ribbons on the fences, which is fun.

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Silver Spring, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Steeped in old Portuguese devotion to Our Lord of the Good End, Bonfim is a fascinating place to see and experience, especially when service is taking place. In a side room there are a great many pictures and imitation body parts, left by worshipers seeking a cure for various ailments - a very unusual sight to behold.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If you visit Salvador you must see this church. This where it all started and Bonfim is very important for all Salvador people. Make a wish and enjoy the local people! They got a big party around Bonfim every year

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

One of the main tourist attractions in Salvador! The translation of the church name is The Lord of Good End! Unique place with good energy and spiritual. It is recommended to all people no matter what religion. There are a lots of people selling souvenirs in front of the church, be aware that you always can try to negotiate the... More 

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