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Address: Trancoso, State of Bahia, Brazil
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If you are looking St Barths version in Bahia, forget it. But if you look great energy, smiling people, don't mind about small trouble, leave the watch behind, here is da... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking St Barths version in Bahia, forget it. But if you look great energy, smiling people, don't mind about small trouble, leave the watch behind, here is da place. Take some spare time to visit great beaches half hour far - unforgettable.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is the most beautiful part of Trancoso. In fact if you come to Trancoso, you pretty much come for this part of the town ( mind you the rest of the town is not well developed with non paved roads and many crumbling houses) and the beaches north of Trancoso. The restaurants and shops all occupy a colorful house... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Igreja de São João Batista descoberta pelos jesuítas em 1586. Localizada no quadrado, lugar icônico de Trancoso, hoje palco de diversos casamentos. Tive a sorte de visitar logo após o 2o casamento do fim de semana. São João Batista, a church founded in 1586 by the jesuítas. Its locates at "Quadrado" an iconic place in Trancoso. In the last couple... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

An incredible space where the village inhabitants all come together each day. All are welcome, locals and tourists alike.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

One off the best places I have ever visited!! From the outside the houses look modest but colourfull..the inside is breathtaking and tastefull. People speak mainly Portugese but they are willing to help you. I hope this was not my last time here!!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

The Quadrado is the center point for activity. It's quaint and interesting with plenty of little boutique shops to visit & restaurants to check out. We were there during the month of May which is the slow season in Brasil. Many of the shops & restaurants opened later in the afternoon and evening so be sure to keep that in... More 

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Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

The Quadrado is the square at the heart of the historic centre of Trancoso. The energy you feel when you are there is indescribable. We were told by the manager at our hostel that years ago, this was where chamans from all the tribes in the area would get together for festivities and rituals and that their energy still remains... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

a must to watch the moon rise. Enjoy the sites as you walk around the quadrado waiting for the sun set or moon rise.Enjoy one of the many restaurants

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

It is a magical place, beautiful, mysterious, glamorous. It is everything... restaurants, shops, the church and you get to see `capoeira` a very nice`game` as it is not a `fight`.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

If you like something different no posh but special ... Well come here! Lot of particular shops and very nice restaurants all in a small square area! To try is the tapioca at the little kiosk!

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