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Ponta de Humaita

Bairro Mont Serrat, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #9 of 178 Attractions in Salvador
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Salvador, BA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Try to go there at the sunset time. It's awesome! Very beautiful.located on Bonfim zone (lower city), You find there usually a very nice atmosphere not so crowded as Pelourinho or other turistic points of Salvador.The beautiful lighthouse among palm trees offers from there, the most beautiful view of the wonderful see of Bahia de todos os Santos. Humaitá is... More

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Niteroi, RJ
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137 reviews 137 reviews
97 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Ponta de Humaitá is one of the most beautiful places in all of Salvador. It is located in one of the projections on the peninsula. For this reason it has a lighthouse, signaling danger area for navigation and nautical orientation generally.

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Bergen, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Located in an opposite direction from Farol da Barra, it is less touristic but still a great place to visit. A 10 minute walk from Bonfim church takes you to this place where you can enjoy great views of Salvador from distance. I really enjoyed it !!!

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Cali, Colombia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It's a really nice place to see the sunset but It's hard to get there because the bus stop is a bit far, however if you're good walking you might try the route I did: Ribeira (Nice Ice Creams), Igreja do senhor do Bomfim and the Humaita...

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London, United Kingdom
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294 reviews 294 reviews
106 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Salvador is a lovely city - full of charming sites to be discovered around every corner. Ponta de Humaita gives a beautiful seaside vista of the city. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is a great place to view Salvador's city skyline, the bay and there is also an area to swim. It's perfect for sunset and to have a cool drink and mix with the soteropolitanos

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Salvador, BA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

You get to see a different view of Salvador. Nice breeze and a visit to Mont Serrat Little Church from the 17 century. One of the most important in Brazil

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Frankfurt, Germany
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

It has a scenic view, a place where families and couples seem to enjoy on a late afternoon.

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