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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 Salvador's historical centre. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991, the area has steep cobbled streets, where many gems are hidden away: churches, museums and several hundred colourful 17C and 18C colonial houses..

  • 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    The original church was destroyed by a fire in 1788 and has been replaced by this Rococo building (1803).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 Sobrado 25

    Largo de Pelourinho, 25 BR - Salvador BA 40026-280

    Featuring both a bar and restaurant, Sobrado 25 offers accommodation in Salvador just a 10-minute walk from the edge of All Saints’ Bay. Free WiFi is available in all areas of the property. Rooms at Sobrado 25 are simply furnished and some are equip..

  • 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 Villa Santo Antonio Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Rua Direita de Santo Antonio, 130 BR - Salvador BA 40301-280

    Prix Prices from : 195 BRL

    Located in the historic center of Salvador, The Hotel Villa Santo Antonio is a charming hotel set in a mansion dating back to the 18th century and totally renovated in 2005. Individually decorated with luxurious and design items, all suites feature ..

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