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Salvador da Bahia has a vigor and unembellished charm that few cities could contest. Once the spectacular metropolis of Portugal’s great New World territory, Salvador is the country’s Afro-Brazilian gem. Its radiantly colored hub is a living museum of 17th- and 18th-century structures and gold-laden chapels. Most notably, Salvador is the center of a marvellous arts crusade. Wild carnivals occur often, with drum corps beating out strong rhythms against the setting of pioneering structures nearly every day. At night, capoeira circles shape on squares and open spaces, while the fragrance of acarajé (bean and shrimp fritters) and other African pleasures occupies the evening breeze. There’s no other location in the world where successors of African slaves have conserved their tradition as well as in Salvador – from music and religion to food, dance and martial-arts customs. Apart from the various appeals inside Salvador, attractive shores rest right outside the city – a worthy presentation to the sweltering magnificence of Bahia. Book holidays to Salvador with Travel Center and profit from our all-inclusive holidays including cheap flights, affordable accommodation and adjustable booking choices. We at Travel Center are committed to make sure that your holiday to Salvador is unforgettable!
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UTC/GMT -6:00 hours
TAM, American Airlines, TAP Portugal, Air Europa
Best Time to Travel
August to November
Modes of Transport
Bus, Taxi, Car, Bicycle
Currency Exchange Rate
1.00 GBP = 5.95 BRL
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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Pelourinho features a myriad of colorful colonial buildings and magnificent churches laid along cobblestone streets. Take casual strolls as you enjoy a piece of the area’s history. The historic city centre also offers many other options with cultural centers, schools of music, dance and capoeira being available.
Porto da Barra Beach
Located in the Barra neighborhood in Salvador, this was the site of Bahia's first European settlement. The Porto da Barra Beach features a small, white colonial fort at one end and a whitewashed church sitting up on a hill at the other. The water here is pretty calm and the sunsets are to die-for.
Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
The Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim is remarkable and unique due to fact that the devotees that throng here hang plastic body parts as prayers for their speedy recovery! Many hundreds of plastic body parts hang from the ceiling of the 18th century Church creating a rather eerie yet fascinating scenario.
Museu Rodin Bahia
Dedicated to the great sculpture Auguste Rodin, the museum features four pieces of Rodin’s masterpieces which are the main attractions here. The museum is house within the Villa Catharino of the Palace of Arts which in itself is a site worth visiting in Salvador. The beautiful architecture and the smartly landscaped gardens adds to the magnetism of the venue.
A popular beach neighborhood in southern Salvador, Rio Vermelho is where the Festa da Yemenjá, the important celebration in the Camdomblé religion, takes place. Rio Vermelho was once home of the writer Jorge Amado. The area is also a popular neighborhood with tourists, and features many bars and restaurants in the area.
One of the most popular beachs in Salvador, the Itapua Beach draws many a visitor throughout the year. Decorated by towering coconut palms, the Itapua Beach has also been identified for the protection of sea turtles. Visitors can enjoy the sun, sand and the sea while sipping on their favourite beverage or dining on an scrumptious meal.
Igreja e Convento São Francisco
The Igreja e Convento São Francisco is one of Brazil’s most magnificent churches. The baroque-architecture, ornate wooden carvings, an 80 kg silver chandelier and the paneled courtyard are the main features of this popular tourist attraction. The church also features a collection of very ‘different’ sculptures of angels created by African slave artisans.
Santo Antonio da Barra
Established between 1595 and 1600, the Santo Antonio da Barra is a historic church located in Salvador. Visitors to this sacred site will not only enjoy its stunning architecture, but also the panoramic views of the Bay of All Saints. The Santo Antonio da Barra is also located en-route to many other popular area attractions.
Chapada Diamantina Tours
The Chapada Diamantina or the ‘Diamond Highlands’ sits in the center of Bahia state. The region was made famous for diamond exploration during the 19th century. The current National Park is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful National Parks in Brazil offering visitors with first-hand views of the area’s fauna and flora.
Cathedral of Salvador
The Cathedral Basilica of Salvador was officially dedicated to the Transfiguration of Christ. The sacred site features stunning architecture - the Mannerist style which was the ‘in-thing’ in Portugal at the time the cathedral was being built. Over the years many pilgrims as well as tourists have visited this site.