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Sister Dulce memorial

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Address: Avenida Bonfim - Largo de Roma 161 | Comércio, Salvador, State of Bahia 40420-000, Brazil
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Lovely place a true heroine

Short visit via Salvador bus. Had a 20 minute free tour of this place but could have stayed longer if we had time. Watched a Portuguese film about this prior to going so... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Short visit via Salvador bus. Had a 20 minute free tour of this place but could have stayed longer if we had time. Watched a Portuguese film about this prior to going so understood some of her work. Clearly loved. Y her local community the museum is full of interesting things about her life and has a small church. If... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2015

Really impressed by this unusual installation where her face is visible from 360 degrees as you move around it. tribute to someone who has done a lot of good in this run down area.

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Chapeco, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2015

A little sad woman can change the world? Yes, she did it. Go there and know about this nun and hers remarkable work. Free of charges, but you will want let some tip for her charity.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2015

Impressed to hear about the story of sister Dulce who worked as a caregiver.There is now a hospital which employees 5000 people which was initially start by Sisiter Dulce.

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Thank Tamar L
Salvador, Bahia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2015

I always ask if someone wants to stop at irma dulce memorial as I consider a great opportunity to know a bit better the history of anjo bom da bahia. Highly suggest a guided tour ( private or volunteers in the memorial) as if you just visit without it might feel a bit disappointed.... for catholics is a must to... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Reviewed December 29, 2014

This nun did much for Salvador and the hospital and school she started still does much for the poor here. We toured the facility which showed her bedroom and talked of her work. Very impressive.

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Oulu, Finland
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Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Thanks for sharing one of the most beautiful stories in Salvador. We heard about the place from our hostel and wanted to come to see the place. Would be nice if more information in English would be available. Waiting to see the movie.

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