Bahia and Salvador Tourism Guide

The mixture of races, cultures and faiths, which has received generous doses of joy and syncretism, has given Bahia and Salvador a unique, upbeat atmosphere that attracts Brazilians and foreigners all year round.

It’s in the summer, however, that Salvador shines even brighter, with popular festivals that draw crowds behind religious images and, of course, the trios elétricos.

From December until Carnival, many people are honoured – from Senhor do Bonfim to Rei Momo. The faithful and revellers thank you!

Bahia is the historical and cultural cradle of Brazil

Brazil’s history 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 looking to get to know Bahian culture.

Bahia presents its tray of tourist routes and journeys into Brazilian history.

From centuries-old churches to the typical handicrafts of inland towns, from the diverse beliefs of its mestizo people to the myths and rites of local folklore, the state opens up into a veritable mosaic of attractions for those who wish to discover Bahia in all its grace and poetry.

Tourism guide to Bahia and Salvador with hotels and inns, travel tips and beaches.

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Bahia and Salvador Tourism Guide

Art History – Characteristics, Aspects and Periods

Art history, also known as art historiography, is the historical study of the visual arts, which deals with the identification, classification, description, evaluation, interpretation and understanding of artistic products and the historical development of the fields of painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts, drawing, engraving, photography, interior design, etc. INTRODUCTION What […]

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Tourist attractions in the Northeast

The immense coastline of the Northeast region of Brazil is the main factor contributing to local tourism. The beaches in the northeast are beautiful, many untouched, comparable only to those in the Caribbean, and place the northeast among the world’s major tourist routes. Millions of tourists arrive at the northeast’s […]

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Northeastern Cuisine

Northeastern cuisine has been directly influenced by the socio-economic factors of the region. The dishes have characteristics of Portuguese cuisine, known during the colonial period; African culture, absorbed at the time of slavery; and indigenous food, inherited from the native population. The recipes generally include vegetables, beef and goat meat, […]

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Extreme Sport in the Northeast

The Northeast has the best places and landscapes for practicing extreme and adventure sports such as parachuting, diving, rafting, scuba diving, kitesurfing and bodyboarding. When you think of Ceará, the state’s 573 km of coastline automatically comes to mind, with its warm, green waters and 300 days of sunshine a […]

History, origin and evolution of forró in northeast Brazil
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Rhythms of Northeastern Music

Northeastern music includes rhythms such as coco, xaxado, martelo agalopado, samba de roda, baião, xote, forró, Axé and frevo, among other rhythms. The armorial movement in Recife, inspired by Ariano Suassuna, did an erudite job of valuing this popular rhythmic heritage from the northeast (one of its best-known exponents is […]