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Historical City Tour of Pelourinho

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

The streets of Central Salvador take tourists back to the beginnings of Brazil. More than a thousand homes, churches and monuments built since the 16th century help make up the greatest collection of Baroque architectural heritage in Latin America. Enjoy the tour accompanied by a professional guide who will tell you the stories and curiosities of this hitorical city, exploring the main sights and fantastic views

Highlights

  • Gain a unique perspective of Salvador as you tour the city with a professional guide
  • Begin the day at the Barra Lighthouse, offering great views of All Saints Bay
  • Incredible panoramic view of the Lower City
  • Explore the Historical Center of Pelourinho
  • Enjoy the beautiful 16th century, baroque-style architecture

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels in Salvador - See Salvador Hotel Pick-Up List
  • Professional Tour Guide

Exclusions

  • Barra Lighthouse Museum Entrance Fee - BRL 15.00 approximately
  • S. Francisco Church Entrance Fee - BRL 5.00 approximately
  • Entrance fees to museums, churches or any other attractions.
  • Food and Beverages

Please Note

  • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation.
  • Entrance fees are approximated and subject to change without notice
  • Light clothes and comfortable walking shoes are recommended

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Enjoy this guided city tour of Salvador, home to beautiful Baroque-style architecture. After pick up from the hotels, we head to Santo Antonio da Barra Fort, built in 1536 to protect the Bay of All Saints. 162 years later it gained a lighthouse to guide the boats coming to the coast, the "Farol da Barra", which still works to the present day (step out of the vehicle for photos for 15 minutes). Then we will visit São Diogo Fort, from where you have an incredible view of All Saints Bay (stop for 10 minutes approximately). We will pass the Corridor of Vitória, Largo do Campo Grande (one of the circuits of the carnival), and 7 de Setembro Avenue. From there we will continue our tour to the Pelourinho (Historic Center of Salvador), stopping at Municipal Square which has a panoramic view of the Lower City (Lacerda Elevator, Commerce, Salvador Harbor and Mercado Modelo) and stop at Sé Square, a place that keeps ruins of the first Basilica of Brazil located next to Salvador's first Archbishop's Palace. We continue the City Tour towards Largo do Pelourinho, where there is the Rosário dos Pretos Church and the Jorge Amado House Foundation. We head to the São Francisco Church and Convent, considered one of the most unique and rich expressions of Brazilian Baroque (Approximate visitation time of 30 min - Fee of BRL 5,00). Finally, return to the bus that will take passengers back to their respective hotels.

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