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Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado

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Address: Largo do Pelourinho, s/n | Proximo Ao Excelente Restaurante Escola Do Senac, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-280, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 71-3321-0122
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The best I saw at Pelourinho.

Jorge Amado and Zelia Gatai are some of the most famous brazilian writers. Zelia was also a photographer, so she did a wonderful job registering her husband writer. The museum is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Chapeco, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Jorge Amado and Zelia Gatai are some of the most famous brazilian writers. Zelia was also a photographer, so she did a wonderful job registering her husband writer. The museum is at pelourinho cause they lived in a house in that street. Go with som time. It has a coffee shop at it. Enjoy the photos, see the books. Get... More 

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africanmatrix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Located in Largo do Pelorinho in the historic district of Pelorinho Bahian writer Museum dedicated to the works of Jorge Amado Books, films, houses a small cafe

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Unfortunately it was closed for visit when i was in Salvador, but this is a must in Salvador. this talks about the city's history of slaves import and sale.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

If you have read some of Jorge Amado's novels, this is a must see place to go to. A lot of explanations are in Portuguese but it is still a very fascinating place to visit to get to know more about this Brazilian writer.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you are familiar with this novelist then the museum has descriptions of his writings (and in English) throughout and you will appreciate what is here. Also excellent view of the old city from the upper windows.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Jorge Amado museum is a wonderful blue building in the heart of the Peolurinho. The interior is simple and is relatively well kept. I recommend visiting this museum which is built in honour of the great author Jorge Amado.

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Niteroi, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Jorge Amado was a great author with plenty of masterpieces. His museum is didactic but very simple. The foreign people who does not know him will leave with a wrong impression.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This museum is dedicated to the life and literary work of the great Jorge Amado. If you do not know who he is, please take this opportunity to correct this little scar in your cultural skin. If you know who he is, enjoy for one hour, recalling the extraordinary novels he wrote and the beautiful human being he was.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

An agttractive, very informative exhibition (thankfully with English translations) which encouraged us to look for his titles to read. The prices of English-language ones at the shop were prohibitive- double the price in local currency.

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Sao Carlos, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Jorge Amado was one of the most famous Brazilian modern writers. His work has been translated in many languages and many of his novels were turn into movies. Fundacao J. Amado is a beautiful light blue building in the heart of the Pelourinho, the historical center of Salvador de Bahia. Inside the museum you have documents and panels about the... More 

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Address: Largo do Pelourinho, s/n | Proximo Ao Excelente Restaurante Escola Do Senac, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-280, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 71-3321-0122
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