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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

  • Salvador Cidade Alta Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Praça da Sé BR - Salvador

    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

    Largo do Pelhourino BR - Salvador

    The Largo do Pelourinho, or Praça José de Alençar, 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, t..

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    The original church was destroyed by a fire in 1788 and has been replaced by this Rococo building (1803).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

  • Bahiacafé Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Praça da Se, 22, terreo 1 e 2 andar BR - Salvador BA 40020-210

    Prix Prices from : 159 BRL

    This is a small boutique hotel located next to the Praça da Sé, a popular square in the heart of Pelourinho. Public transportation and the Elevator Lacerda are a short walk away. All accommodations have local art pieces, comfortable beds and free in..

  • Pousada Barroco na Bahia Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Rua Jogo do Carneiro, 75 - Saúde BR - Salvador BA 40045-040

    Prix Prices from : 124 BRL

    The Pousada Barroco na Bahia welcomes you in a glamorous, restored building where modern amenities and personal service await you for a relaxing stay. The hotel is located in the historic center of Salvador, only a 5-minute walk to Pelourinho, the c..

  • Hotel Sobrado 25

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

    Prix Prices from : 35 BRL

    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..

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