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Pelourinho

Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
71-33210070
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US$ 62.50*
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City Tour of Salvador
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US$ 62.50*
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Pelourinho Tour by Night
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US$ 93.33*
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Salvador da Bahia African Heritage city Tour Including Afro-Brazilian Museum
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  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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71-33210070
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pelourinho is the historical centre of Salvador. Very beautiful example of colonial Portuguese style. Very typical in Bahia. The heart of Salvador!

Thank fkohler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an amazing place which brings you to the past, to colonial times. I am so happy the UN has declared it World Heritage. old houses in narrow cobblestoned streets, full of churches and small plazas, lively restaurants and bars, street artists showing their paintings...More

Thank mariabea2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its old city - first capital of Brasil. Very old houses, small streets, a lot tourists. You walk from elevator Lacerda to square where Michael Jackson made his famous videospot.

Thank Jure K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Historical place and its a lot of side streets u need to explore butt the most important is the square.

Thank Liban M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go to Salvador and don't see Pelourinho at some point...well what were you doing? I've never had a bad night, or day, here. You can always find some live music, maybe catch a capoiera circle, the surprises are endless! There is an AMAZING...More

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Old city center with colorful buildings. Nice piazzas to relax and have a caipirinha. The place were thw storyof Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands takes place.

Thank MickeyShmuel
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We explored the whole area of the upper city: cultural centers, hand-made craft markets, parks, and the lighthouse. We then went to several cathedrals including Igreja San Francisco, all of which took about 2-1/2 hours. We then took the Elevador Lacerda to the lower city...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We spent an entire day in this area and loved it. My one regret, on a personal level is not purchasing a painting that would have looked great on my living room wall. (unsure about using credit card at time and painting was hardly cheap)...More

Thank amillidge
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Had a wonderful time walking around this area with some friends that included a couple Brazilian citizens. The history and explanations they were able to share about what we were seeing was very helpful. The colors of the buildings are amazing! We did have a...More

Thank trochilids
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit with many historical buildings. Childrens Carnival was brilliant. Also many interesting souvenir shops selling items of local african culture.

Thank Bill S
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LJHBF
Hello! I've read that there is so much music in the streets on Tuesdays in Pelourinho. If we go on a different day of the week (Monday or Wednesday). Where would we go for regional music and dancers? Thank you so much!
29 March 2017|
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Response from HazelEurope | Reviewed this property |
I cannot remember which day I went, however there are lots of street entertainers in the main square and musicians also play there. it's a fun place but watch out for pick pockets. have fun.
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Tami D
I'd like to know if the Serra Verde Express runs during the time we want to stay at Trevi--June 7--June 11. Thank you!
20 January 2015|
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Response from mosolygo | Reviewed this property |
sorry, been there but I know nothing about that service.
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amntegari
Hola voy en mayo a Bahia. Que dia esta Olodum por las calles del Pelourinho?
6 May 2017|
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Response from carloscricco | Reviewed this property |
Hola, casualmente la última vez que estuve el año pasado en el Pelourinho presencié un ensayo de Olodum y era un martes poco antes del atardecer, serían entre las 17 y 18 aproximadamente.
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