Salvador da Bahia

Salvador da Bahia Attractions

Barra Lighthouse

4 star rating: Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Perched proudly at the end of the Barra peninsula and housed inside an ancient Portuguese fort, Barra Lighthouse (Farol da Barra) is a prime spot to view the spectacular sunsets and views across ...  Read more

Cidade Alta

Cidade Alta (Upper City) contains Salvador’s largest concentration of sights. Perched on an escarpment and affording great views over the bay (Todos os Santos), it is here where you’ll find ...  Read more

Mercado Modelo

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Mercado Modelo is a lively place stocked full of arts, crafts and touristy trinkets. Located across the street from the restored art deco elevador lacerda (elevator) in a replica of the city’s ...  Read more

Morro de Sao Paulo

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Bahia not relaxed enough for you? Then try Morro de Sao Paulo, the ultimate island getaway. The complete opposite to its big city namesake Sao Paulo, Morro (as it's better known to the locals) is ...  Read more

Museu Afro-Brasileiro

The Museo Afro-Brasileiro is one of the few museums of its type in Brazil exclusively dedicated to African cultural heritage and its influence on contemporary Brazilian culture. The museum’s ...  Read more

Pelourinho

4 star rating: Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Pelourinho is Salvador’s original colonial center and was Brazil's first slave market. Its name is derived from the post or pillory that African slaves were tethered to and whipped by their ...  Read more

Praia do Forte

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Praia do Forte is an area of spectacular biodiversity less than two hours by bus from Salvador.  Like many beach towns in Brazil, Praia do Forte was once a small fishing village that ...  Read more

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