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Ranked #1 of 138 attractions in Salvador
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Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: One of the most spectacular churches in the world, this famous church is richly adorned inside with gold, silver and precious... more » Owner description: One of the most spectacular churches in the world, this famous church is richly adorned inside with gold, silver and precious stones and has ceiling art that has been compared to that of the Sistine Chapel. « less
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Ranked #2 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #3 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #4 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Art Museums; Museums

  This small palace (palacete in portuguese) once was home of Catharino family, one of the wealthiest on Salvador in the early-20th century, and was donated for the State. It was... more »

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Ranked #6 of 138 attractions in Salvador
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Ranked #7 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Museums
Tue-Fri 2pm-7pm, Sat-Sun 2.30pm-6.30pm
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Ranked #9 of 138 attractions in Salvador
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Category: Specialty Museums; Cultural
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Ranked #10 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
This famous church dominates Pelourinho Square with its unmistakable blue façade.
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Ranked #11 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums; Museums
Tue-Sun 8.30am-7pm
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Ranked #12 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Islands; Outdoors
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Ranked #13 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Tue-Thu & Sat 6.30am-6pm, Fri & Sun 5.30am-6pm
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Ranked #14 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Daily 8:30am-5pm
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Ranked #15 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Beach in Salvador da Bahia.
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Ranked #16 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Mon-Sat 2.30pm-7pm
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Ranked #17 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm
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Ranked #18 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #19 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #20 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Portuguese forts dating back to the 17th century dot this popular beach area.
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Ranked #21 of 138 attractions in Salvador
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Ranked #22 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Cultural
Daily 9am-6pm
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Ranked #24 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Mon-Fri 8am-5.30pm
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Ranked #25 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #27 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Parks; Outdoors
This rejuvenated and picturesque area provides park and lake activities for locals and tourists alike.
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Ranked #28 of 138 attractions in Salvador
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Ranked #29 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Mon-Fri 11.30am-5.30pm
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Ranked #30 of 138 attractions in Salvador
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

Pelourinho is the Colonial historic district of Salvador, a UNESCO World Heritage site, located in the Cidade Alto. There are several historic churches, many restaurants, bars and... more »

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