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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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History with a heart

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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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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Parsippany, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This name of this church translates into The Lord of the Good End. A sea captain traveled here from Lisbon in order to house a statue of Christ. It was built in the 18th century and has since become a famous church for people to visit who are ill and impaired. They pray - and then if their prayers are... More 

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africanmatrix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

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 7 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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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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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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