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Address: Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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This square is the entrance to Pelourinho.

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Most known praca in Salvador

If there are any events - it is there. Along the praca you can try some local food. Amazing view for the ocean!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2017
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

If there are any events - it is there. Along the praca you can try some local food. Amazing view for the ocean!

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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

On the square on the opposite side to the Cathedral and close by to other churches. There is usually a small daily market on the square adjacent the fountain.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed by the old part of Salvador. I loved the vibe, the colours, the shops and people and Pravda de Se is the heart of the old city, lots of interesting churches and landmarks. Great

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Florence
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Situated in the old, historical part of the city - Praca da Se is a smallish square consisting of water fountains, street vendors and market stalls and on occasion, a variety of eccentric and lively, local dance performances. Nice place to just sit and relax, watching the locals as they go about their day to day activities.

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Thank Christine W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Sorounded by many historic buildings and beautiful churches is the perfect point to begin a walking tour. Be careful with the people trying to sell or "give you something as a gift" they become anoying. Women dressed as "Bahianas" charge for each picture and get mad if you take a pic without them noticing. Instead of paying a guide, buy... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

There are two settlements in Salvador, the lower city and the ancient old city. It is dangerous to walk up the road as it makes you vulnerable to motor bike gangs so either take a taxi or ride the unique lift that transgresses the two cities. Once up there, there is much to see. Christian churches which were very important... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We sat here with a beer and watched the world go by. Salvador was not a place I liked very much it seemed a bit intimidating. There were a huge amount of police around in this area so it felt OK to walk around. This is a main tourist area with shops and cafes around. It's a good area for... More 

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Thank andream0402
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

It was nice to be at de praca de se. There is a bus stop over there. The place is nearby Pelourinho. You can buy food from people who wearing traditional clothes and there is also a nice fountain where you can sit to watch over the place or to rest

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Thank Hans J
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

this area several sellers of local handcraft and also food show up to sell their product in a controled way. It is interesting during day time

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africanmatrix
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

This is the gateway t the historic cente / Pelourinho Good pllace for sightseeig, meals, souvenir shopping and drinks

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