It was initiated on 7 January 1982 by the then Director of the Center for Afro-Oriental Studies CEAO, Dr. Yeda Pessoa de Castro, through an understanding between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Education and Culture of Brazil, the administration of Bahia, the city of Salvador and the Federal University of Bahia.
The Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (Portuguese: Basílica Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Praia), also Basilica of the Conception, as a church in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. It is affiliated with the Catholic Church and was built in 1623, making it one of the oldest parishes in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia.
cathedral of salvador, Salvador is a perfect destination for a great time with your dear ones. Enjoy the attractions of this popular tourist spot. With so much to lure your senses and offer you recreation at its best, get drenched in the spirit of adventure that you get to explore at cathedral of salvador, Salvador.
The Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim (Portuguese: Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim) is the most famous of the Catholic churches of Salvador, in the State of Bahia, Brazil. It was built in the 18th century on a hill in the Itapagipe Peninsula, in the lower town of Salvador.
This beautiful church is built on the Large do Pelourinho and its construction started in the beginning of the 18th century. Slaves started to build the church and they were a part of the brotherhood of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black Men of Pelourinho.
Text description provided by the architects. The new design for Ladeira da Barroquinha in the centre of Salvador is an extension of the public space renovations for the Glauber Rocha Theatre and the Gregorio de Mattos Foundation cultural area based at Barroquinha Church.
The BR-101 and BR-116 federal highways cross Bahia from north to south, connecting Salvador to the rest of the country. At the Feira de Santana junction, take the BR-324 state highway. The capital of Bahia is served by several coach companies from almost every Brazilian state.
Elevador Lacerda, one of the best-known man-made attractions in Brazil, connects Lower and Higher Salvador. In its current configuration, the 191-foot-high landmark with four cabins overlooking Baia de Todos os Santos and listed by IPHAN (the National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute) dates back to 1930.
From the top: Farol da Barra Lighthouse, Ponta de Santo Antonio, southern end of town. Featured, the Barra Lighthouse, Buildings Facades in the Harbor at Salvador, Lacerda Elevator, The monument to the heroes of the battles of Independence of Bahia, panoramic view of the city.
O Forte de São Diogo e a Igreja de Santo Antônio em Salvador (fotografia de Victor Frond, 1858). Forte de São Diogo hoje: ao fundo, a igreja de Santo Antônio. A construção sofreu alterações na estrutura e no traçado a partir de 1704, que lhe conferiram a atual estrutura orgânica, em que o terrapleno acompanha a linha da base do morro, cortado para a sua edificação.
The foundation Casa de Jorge Amado is a non-governmental, nonprofit organization with the mission to preserve the archives of Jorge Amado; promote and support studies about the author and about Bahian art and literature; create a forum for discussion about Bahian culture, in particular about the struggle to overcome racial and socioeconomic ...
The Tower House of Garcia d'Avila (Portuguese: Casa da Torre de Garcia d'Ávila), also known as the Castelo de Garcia d'Ávila, Forte de Garcia d'Ávila, is a 17th-century building complex in Mata de São João, Bahia, Brazil. It was constructed in the present-day settlement of Praia do Forte, 1,200 metres (3,900 ft) from a small natural harbor on the Atlantic coast.
This market is part of the history of Salvador, everyone has to visit it even if not interested in buying local art. There are about 200 little shops selling local art, mostly handmade, it’s a lovely place to buy souvenirs and get to know more about the culture and art of Bahia.
Salvador is the second most popular tourism destination in Brazil, after Rio de Janeiro. Tourism and cultural activity are important generators of employment and income, boosting the arts and the preservation of artistic and cultural heritage.
Address: Praça da Sé Salvador - BA (71) 3176-4200 Activities near to Praça da Sé Misericórdia Museum (museum) - Rua Misericórdia 6, 40020200 Salvador 71 33227355 Located in the headquarters of the Holy House of Mercy, a seventeenth century palace, between the Cathedral Square and City Square.
The Rio Branco Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Rio Branco) is a palace and former seat of government in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. It is one of the oldest palaces in Brazil and dates to 1549. It is located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Historic Center of Salvador.
Rio Vermelho, a neighborhood with a rich architectural history and numerous restaurants and bars, is located in the South Zone. Itapoã, known throughout Brazil as the home of Vinicius de Moraes and for being the setting of the song "Tarde em Itapoã", is located in East Zone.
The Church and Convent of São Francisco (Convento e Igreja de São Francisco) in Salvador is a well-known tourist destination – its gilt woodcarving is deliberately and overpoweringly impressive. You may have seen it in Michael Palin’s recent BBC documentary series on Brazil.