Salvador is home to some of the oldest fortifications and lighthouses on the American continent, such as Forte de Santo Antônio da Barra or Farol da Barra, one of the main postcards of the city. Dating back to 1534, even before the founding of the country's first capital in 1549, what is now a […]
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 colors of the facades of the houses and buildings preserve the identity of the Northeastern colonial architecture. Many houses, buildings, mainly churches, monasteries, squares and streets, date from the time when Brazil was colonized mainly by the Portuguese. In addition, several other peoples, such as the Dutch, Jews, English, French, Arabs, Spaniards, Russians and Africans […]
Elevador Lacerda is one of the icons of Brazilian architecture. The construction is a means of public transport that unites two parts of the historic center of Salvador: Cidade Alta and Cidade Baixa. At 63 meters tall, it connects the two points in a quick 20-second journey. […]
The small town of Vale do Capão, which is also called Vila de Caeté-Açu, has about 3 residents, belonging to the municipality of Palmeiras, 460 km from Salvador and 70 km from Lençóis, it has a privileged territory, with several trails that lead hills, rivers, waterfalls, caves and […]
Chapada Diamantina, in Bahia, has several attractions for sports and adventure lovers. Among them, the main ones are certainly the famous waterfalls, some considered the highest and most beautiful in Brazil. One of the best known natural parks in the country is Chapada Diamantina, a destination for […]
The highlight of the fortifications in the landscape of the city of Salvador certainly represents the imposition of the tactical and strategic need for their positioning in an elevated location, with privileged visibility to the surrounding areas. But the military engineer who designed and built them cannot be denied the aesthetic sensibility that he assimilated […]