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 […]
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.
Brazil as a Portuguese colony became the new India for the Iberian country. What at the time of its discovery was just a coastline that showed no signs of wealth turned out to be more than that. Products such as wood, slaves, sugar in the first place came to reveal the […]
Rei Momo, Pierrô, Arlequim and Columbina are the most well-known and traditional characters of Carnival and are present at parties and marches. The multicolored costumes of these figures gave rise to the costumes used in carnival balls and are some of the ingredients of the joy of this popular festival. MOMO King Momo is […]
There are several versions about the origin of the word Carnival. In the Milanese dialect, Carnevale means “the time in which the use of meat is removed”, since Carnival is exactly the night before Ash Wednesday. In Brazil, the event is the biggest manifestation of popular culture, […]
The Fort of Nossa Senhora de Monte Serrat, originally called Castelo de São Felipe, is considered an example of extraordinary importance of our primitive fortified architecture, as it is the most archaic model of local defenses that survived without major transformations. In this particular, it is perhaps the oldest existing in the entire […]
Santo Antônio da Barra Fort in Salvador is certainly one of the ex-libris of the City of Salvador. However, none of the other fortifications in Cabeça do Brasil has undergone so many metamorphoses during its more than four hundred years of existence than the Fort of Santo Antônio da Barra. Although historians […]