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Brésil, Bahia, Salvador - Pelourinho old town, carnival
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Salvador is a cultural melting pot, and its unique energy and the friendly welcome from the locals certainly leave their mark on visitors. But its history at the heart of triangular trade has also left its indelible mark: the multiple influences of Bahia's cuisine, the candomblé ceremonies, the omnipresent rhythms of percussion and the sparring of capoeira are a constant reminder of the subtle mix of African and Portuguese cultures, which is at play here and especially evident in the Pelhourino area. Outside the city, the islands off the bay make for inviting destinations…

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Tourist attractions Salvador : Things to see and do

  • The Cidade Alta, or Upper Town, is the historical centre of Salvador. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991, and its steep cobbled streets, churches, museums and colourful colonial houses have been completely renovated; there is a stron..

  • Pelourinho Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    BR - Salvador

    The Largo do Pelourinho is located in a street in Old Salvador. Its name comes from the pelourinho (pillory) that stood here during colonial times, and it was the place where slaves were punished before the masses. Today, this picture-perfect locatio..

  • Igreja da Ordem Terceira do Carmo Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Ladeira-do-Carmo BR - Salvador

    The original church was destroyed by a fire in 1788 and has been replaced by this Rococo building (1803). The showpiece of the Igreja da Ordem Terceira do Carmo, is a cedar carving of Christ (1730), inlaid with rubies to represent 2 000 droplets of b..

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Hotels Salvador

  • Hotel Solar do Carmo Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Rua Direita de Santo Antonio, 108 BR - Salvador BA 40301-280

    Prix Prices from : 189 BRL

    Featuring a terrace with breathtaking views of Todos os Anjos Bay, Solar do Carmo is just 600 metres from Salvador’s historic centre of Pelourinho. It offers home-made breakfast and hot tub with sea views. The delicious buffet breakfast features fre..

  • Aram Yamí Boutique Hotel

    Direita de Santo Antônio, 132 BR - Salvador BA 40301-280

    Set in a Baroque-style building from the 19th century, the Aram Yamí offers exclusively furnished accommodations, 2 pools, and panoramic views over Todos Os Santos Bay. This boutique hotel lies in a quiet area of the Santo Antônio Além do Carmo dist..

  • Hotel Cruz do Pascoal

    Rua dos Marchantes, 05 BR - Salvador BA 40301-430

    Prix Prices from : 161 BRL

    Hotel Cruz do Pascoal is located in Salvador, just 9 minutes' drive from the famous Pelourinho Historic Centre. Offering views of colonial-style buildings from the city, the hotel offers free WiFi access and a terrace for guests to relax. Each brigh..

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