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Things to do in Salvador

 

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Sao Francisco Church and Covent
Ranked #1 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites
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 173 attractions in Salvador
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Ranked #3 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Performances
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Ranked #4 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Art 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 #5 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Educational Sites; Art Museums; Historic Sites
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Ranked #6 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #7 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Islands
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Ranked #8 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #9 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
To be re-opened: Dec 2012
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Ranked #10 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Daily 8:30am-5pm
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Ranked #11 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #12 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
This famous church dominates Pelourinho Square with its unmistakable blue façade.
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Ranked #13 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Other
Popular percussion band in Salvador with weekly concerts
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Ranked #14 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #15 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches
Beach in Salvador da Bahia.
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Ranked #16 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Tue-Thu & Sat 6.30am-6pm, Fri & Sun 5.30am-6pm
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Ranked #17 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Museums
Tue-Fri 2pm-7pm, Sat-Sun 2.30pm-6.30pm
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Ranked #18 of 173 attractions in Salvador
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Ranked #19 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
Tue-Sun 8.30am-7pm
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Ranked #20 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm
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Ranked #21 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums
Mon-Sat 2.30pm-7pm
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Ranked #22 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #23 of 173 attractions in Salvador
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Ranked #24 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #25 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #26 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches
Portuguese forts dating back to the 17th century dot this popular beach area.
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Ranked #27 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums
Daily 9am-6pm
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Ranked #28 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #29 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #30 of 173 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums
Mon-Fri 11.30am-5.30pm
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