Visit: Memorial da Epopeia do Descobrimento, Avenida Beira Mar 800 Orla Norte, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45810-000 Brazil
Located on the beach of Cruzeiro, a few meters from the entrance clover of Porto Seguro, you will find an unforgettable attraction: the Memorial of the Epocaia do Descobrimento, a park where you can breathe history and culture. Built on the seafront, in an area of 20,000 m², this attraction has an immense botanical garden with typical restinga vegetation, a life-size replica of Nau Capitânia, the vessel that brought Pedro Álvares Cabral and his crew to Brazil, and a main hall where the adventure of the Discovery of Brazil is told through the documents, objects and pieces exhibited in the place. To celebrate that meeting of cultures that was the Portuguese Epic, the descendants of Pataxó Indians are the guides who receive the visitor. Along the way they will give details about the colonization of the country, information about the native species found on the small trail in which the tour begins, and, for groups, tell the whole story in verse, in the language of string, in a rhythmic dialogue that It enchants tourists from all over Brazil. In the place can also be visited the replica of a Hollow, lodging typical of the Pataxó, with objects of daily use and instruments of hunting. The Nau Capitania can also be visited from the inside, and allows beautiful pictures of the whole park and surroundings.