In Chapada Diamantina there are 359 species of birds, according to data published in 1999. Among them are endemic species of different Brazilian biomes and 21 threatened with extinction. Chapada Diamantina is known for its beautiful natural landscapes and when it comes to birds, very special species live in the plateau that are only […]
Bahia and Salvador Tourism Guide
The mixture of races, cultures and creeds, which received generous doses of joy and syncretism, gave Bahia and Salvador a unique and passionate atmosphere that attracts Brazilians and foreigners all year round.
It is in the summer, however, that Salvador gains even more shine, with popular festivals that draw crowds after religious images and, of course, the trios Elétricos.
From December to Carnival, many are honored – from Senhor do Bonfim to Rei Momo. Faithful and revelers thank you!
Bahia is the historical and cultural cradle of Brazil
The History of Brazil was born in 1500, in Porto Seguro, and Brazilian culture was born in the second decade of the 16th century, with Caramuru, the patriarch of Brazil and the founder of Bahia, according to Jaboatão.
Tourist Attractions in Bahia and Salvador
Beaches, historical heritage and cultural traditions are the main attractions for tourists.
Folklore, cuisine, carnival and religious syncretism are highlights for those seeking to learn about Bahian culture.
Bahia presents its board of tourist itineraries and trips through the history of Brazil.
From secular churches to the typical handicrafts of the cities of the interior, from the diverse beliefs of its mestizo people to the myths and rites of local folklore, the state opens up in a true mosaic of attractions for those who want to unveil Bahia in all its grace and poetry.
Bahia and Salvador tour guide with hotels and inns, travel tips and beaches.
The main cities and towns in the Chapada Diamantina region
Chapada Diamantina, a region in the heart of Bahia that has a national park that conserves 152 hectares with hundreds of waterfalls, archaeological sites and sumptuous geology. The scenic beauty of the Chapada Diamantina National Park pleases natives and tourists alike, it is a territory that has a vast […]
History and Architecture of Solar do Unhão in Salvador
Solar do Unhão is a historic site from the 1690th century, on the shores of Baía de Todos os Santos in Salvador, comprising the Solar, the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, a private pier, aqueduct, fountain, slave quarters and a still with tanks. The complex currently houses the Museum of Modern Art of Bahia. In XNUMX, […]
Tourist points of the Gamboa neighborhood in Salvador BA
Bairro Gamboa is characterized by the coastal community, inhabited by fishermen for centuries, located at the southwest entrance of Baía de Todos os Santos, close to the center of Salvador. Gamboa – home to the communities of Solar do Unhão and Gamboa de Cima e de Baixo – is bordered by Avenida Contorno […]
History and Landmarks of Avenida Contorno in Salvador BA
Avenida Contorno in Salvador was inaugurated in 1962, was designed by the architect Diógenes Rebouças and connected Campo Grande to Cidade Baixa. Gamboa de Baixo can be considered one of the most privileged locations in Salvador. Surrounded by a private beach and with a unique view of the […]
History of sugar mills in Pernambuco – Beginning and End
Since the beginning of Brazilian colonization, Portugal sought to use the experience gained in the production of sugar in the islands of Madeira and the Azores to implement white gold, as sugar was then known, in the vast Brazilian lands, due to its high value in the European market. The official manufacturing facility […]