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Ponta de Humaita

Address: Bairro Mont Serrat, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #11 of 207 things to do in Salvador
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

While in Salvador, take a detour to Ponta de Humaita. It is a small corner in Salvador that faces the Bay with rustic but beautiful scenery !

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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89 reviews 89 reviews
44 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It was a cloudy and raining day when we stopped here and ate our lunch. There was nothing open that we could get into, but it was interesting to see the old fort.

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29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

A lovely place to end the day, watching the sun sink into the sea while sipping a cold beer. Teenagers strum their guitars while pregnant ladies come for photo-shoots of their bellies. A relaxed place to be among relaxed locals.

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London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
52 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Located in lower Salvador, not too far from Bonfim Church; Humaitá is a real look at how the Sotero Politano's relax, with ind if the few beaches you can actually jump into, and views from up the hill of the city, marina, or sunset to die for. As usual, only Portuguese is spoken so come with your phrase book, but... More 

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Salvador, BA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
30 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The place is so beautiful, but unfortunately it seems that was left behind and no one cares about the maintenance. Also it is really hard to find parking spots. It is also very dirty.

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Salvador, BA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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236 reviews 236 reviews
158 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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372 helpful votes 372 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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