This full day City Tour invites us to get to know Salvador de Bahía by knowing its history, culture, gastronomy, beaches, landscapes and architecture. From its days as the country first capital with its big African influence until modern times when Salvador tries to show itself to the world as a destination of beaches and resorts.
We will start the tour at your hotel where our guide will pick you up at 09:00 am. We'll head to Ribeira municipality, where we'll visit a local artist who spreads Orishas Bahian culture in his works. We will also visit an old seaport where the first aircrafts used to arrived at Salvador and the famous Riveira ice cream shop that has won several awards as the best one in Salvador.
Then we will visit the Senhor de Bom Fim Church, where the famous Senhor Bom Fim bracelets were born, the which ones that you can ask 3 wishes to each bracelet. The next stop will be at Fort Monte Serrat considered one of the greatest military works of colonial Brazil. From there we will also have a beautiful view of All Saints Bay.
The next stop will be at the Irma Dulce church and museum, a very important person in Bahian culture that is close to being declared a saint by the miracles attributed to her. Besides the works she did in life helping the needy is nowadays one of the major public hospitals in Salvador.
Next stop will be Dique de Tororó with its 8 orishas sculptures and modern Fonte Nova soccer stadium.
At this point we are ready for a lunch buffet at the restaurant Coliseo located in Pelurinho.
After lunch we will walk to see the attractions of this historic neighborhood. We will go to San Francisco church, with its stunning decor bathed in gold. We will walk by Pelurinho streets getting to know its main attractions and souvenir shops. We will take the Lacerda elevator and visit Modelo market, that has been a place of trading since colonial times.
We will return to our vehicle and go towards Barra's sector where we will get to know its waterfront and Barra's Farol, a meeting point between the Atlantic Ocean and All Saints Bay.
We will end the day visiting Iemanjá's house in Rio Vermelho neighborhood and then our guide will leave you at your hotel.
Money for lunch
09:00 Pick up at hotel
17:30 Drop off at hotel