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Basilica Cathedral

Praca XV, s/n - Terreiro de Jesus | Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
(71) 3321-4573
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Full-Day Historic City Tour of Salvador with Lunch
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Private Guided Tour in Pelourinho
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
29 Mar 2017
“Eye Opening”
27 Mar 2017
“Stunning Church”
Praca XV, s/n - Terreiro de Jesus | Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
City Center
(71) 3321-4573
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

The inside of the Basilica was an amazing sight to see. The decorations inside the Basilica were marvellous

Thank luapnonnac
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Lovely Church - one of several in Salvador that you should include on a must-see list - even if you only have a day.

Thank 3littleladies
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Got a local tour guide, English speaking from the internet, same web site we have used before, we did a tour of the "old town", wife had more fun than I did.

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The cathedral has been closed for renovation and will be closed for quite some time. There are other churches to see, especially the Franciscan church in the far opposite end of the square.

Thank withpanamahaton
Reviewed 6 April 2016

A nice cathedral, wit many religious works of arts, both mural and statues and painting, wirh a lot of gold used.

Thank gcarmi1943
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We were very disappointed because, as tourists, we do not think if Monday a historic church could be closed, but it was so. Around the church were in dozens of people who have not potutto admire this wonder of the historical heritage of Bahia

Thank Lanie S
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This church incorporates the distinctive characteristics of Brazilian colonial architecture of churches,very baroque features covered in gold leaf. A bit overly rich for my taste but the azuelos are beautiful.

Thank Cocciolino2015
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Located in Pelorinho, the historic district On occasion the Bahia Symphony performs at the church Regular mass service

1  Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed 17 March 2015

A landmark even though it is not as famous nor rich and beautiful as San Francis Church, located near buy. It is in front of a square calle Terreiro de Jesus with easy access to the historical center of the Pelourinho, and to the other...More

Thank Ronald A
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We walked past this Basilica and were so impressed by its façade that we just had to see what was inside! We weren't disappointed by the experience. The interior of the Basilica is not as intricate nor covered in golden sculptures but with its fair...More

Thank MapleTravels
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