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Ranked #1 of 142 attractions in Salvador
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Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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 142 attractions in Salvador
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Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Art Museums
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Ranked #3 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 142 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 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Other
Popular percussion band in Salvador with weekly concerts
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Ranked #7 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #8 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #9 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
This famous church dominates Pelourinho Square with its unmistakable blue façade.
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Ranked #10 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
Tue-Sun 8.30am-7pm
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Ranked #11 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Museums
Tue-Fri 2pm-7pm, Sat-Sun 2.30pm-6.30pm
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Ranked #12 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Tue-Thu & Sat 6.30am-6pm, Fri & Sun 5.30am-6pm
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Ranked #13 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Daily 8:30am-5pm
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Ranked #14 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches
Beach in Salvador da Bahia.
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Ranked #15 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #16 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Mon-Sat 2.30pm-7pm
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Ranked #17 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm
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Ranked #19 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Museums
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Ranked #20 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #21 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Porto da Barra is one of the few points of land in Brazil that face west over the Atlantic Ocean (due to its unique geography... more » Owner description: Porto da Barra is one of the few points of land in Brazil that face west over the Atlantic Ocean (due to its unique geography near the entrance to the Bay of All Saints). Because of this, Porto da Barra features sunsets which are both spectacularly beautiful and endearing because of the way people (visitors and local residents alike) applaud, cheer, whistle and sing while the sun sets over the sea. The water at Porto da Barra Beach is quite calm and perfect for swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, ad and other water sports. Even on days when other beaches in Salvador are empty, there is typically a good crowd at Porto da Barra Beach. Porto da Barra also features Portuguese forts dating back to the 17th century and number of good restaurants, bars, shops including used book and record stores, the Instituto Maua, a Bahia state agency which promotes the production and sale of quality hand-made artisan products, and others. « less
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Ranked #22 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Daily 9am-6pm
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Ranked #23 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Museums
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Ranked #24 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Nature and Parks
This rejuvenated and picturesque area provides park and lake activities for locals and tourists alike.
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Ranked #25 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Mon-Fri 11.30am-5.30pm
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Ranked #26 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #27 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
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Ranked #29 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 142 attractions in Salvador
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Mon-Fri 8am-5.30pm
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