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Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

Open Now: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Tue-Thu & Sat 6.30am-6pm, Fri & Sun 5.30am-6pm
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Largo do Bonfim s/n | Bonfim, Salvador, State of Bahia 40483-390, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good experience if you want to learn and see the culture of the people. The place of the colourful ribbons! Very crowded with locals and tourists. You can buy the ribbons and tie it and then hope your wish comes true! Great atmosphere. Make...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Salvador, you cannot absolutely miss a visit to the Holy Hill and its "Basílica Santuário do Senhor do Bonfim". This is the most sacred and revered church of this lovely city. The cult to "Senhor do Bonfim" - Our Lord Jesus...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

go there early to attend an amazing and crowded church experience. do not forget to get your little bracelet

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank manzanitaverdeverde
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Go and reflect a bit on it all. It's a classic tourist attraction of Brazil and Salvador but it's worth it.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Rita S
Reviewed April 14, 2019

You can go by local bus, very easy. Buy some colourfull ribbons and make some wishes. Enter the church and explore it. See what pilgrims gave to Madonna.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dragoymanos
Reviewed March 11, 2019

It is sad to see the church primarily for spiritual lives of the black slaves who were brought from Africa worshipping all white deities...this church also has a deep connection with Candomble and yet...

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

We went on a Friday evening to the mass to experience Brazilian spiritual life. My favorite was the colorful streamers everyone ties on the fence just outside the church!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank judythr
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Given the importance in Brazil you would expect a grand church. It is, however relatively small and simple, but never the less impressive for its significance for the faithful in Brazil. Great photo opportunities with the colourful Senhor do Bonfim ribbons tied to the church...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DutchCarioca
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

I had the opportunity to visit the church. It's really impressive and marvelous. The whole city of Salvador is amazing. I also see that they accept of donations. So, if you are going there, please stop in a supermarket and buy any food( pack of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank João A
Reviewed January 26, 2019

It is the most famous church in the Salvador. All over the place there is a lot of ribbons what people asking for some wish. Cause of it the place look amazing, especially when there is wind and it blow the ribbons which are on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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