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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Plaza
“Spare one day to enjoy the historic centre. Pelourinho and its colorful houses are kind of postcard of Salvador, but downtown is much more than that. And try to have your lunch at one of the best traditional portuguese style restaurants in Salvador, Porto do Moreira. Not expensive, a real roots restaurant.”
  • 189 locals recommend
Church
“Built between the XVII and XVIII century, they are considered one of the most unique and rich expressions of the Brazilian Baroque, with, in particular the church, a sumptuous interior decoration.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“This friendly neighborhood bar specializes in flavored shots of cachaça (sugarcane alcohol), including its trademark clove-infused variety. Decorated with barrels and packed with a vibrant mix of locals and tourists and featuring live music many evenings of the week, it's an atmospheric place to stop in for a quick drink while sightseeing in the Pelourinho.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Book Store
“its a must do.. I remember Mr Amado sitting on a chair in front of his museums many years ago”
  • 10 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Pelourinho is shopping heaven for art, gemstones and beautiful cultural items. Most of the art is not expensive. If you are interested let me know I can always put you in touch with some artist friends or people that make instruments. This is where you shop for capoeira clothes and instruments. Also visit the official Olodum store to support the school directly.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“O Centro Histórico de Salvador tem vida própria durante todo dia e à noite.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Store
“This is, in my opinion, the best ice cream in Salvador. They also have a great açai for anyone interested in trying a bowl of the blended fruit. Sanwiches and snacks are also available there.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Church
“ One of the most important Baroque monuments in the historical center of Salvador, with majestic proportions and splendid work of carving on the altars.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Plaza
“Magico e místico, lugar encantador onde você pode respirar o passado. Foi aqui que o cantor Michael Jackson gravou com o Olodum.”
  • 3 locals recommend
School
“The professional folk dance company. The performances take place from Monday to Saturday (except Tuesday) at 20h.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Compreende a área histórica da cidade de Salvador, capital do estado brasileiro da Bahia, composto por ruas e monumentos arquitetônicos da época do Brasil Colônia. Abrange áreas do Pelourinho, da Sé, Mercado modelo, lembranças da Bahia, gastronomia típica, etc. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“A Igreja do Rosário dos Pretos foi começada em 1704. No interior, destacam-se os azulejos sobre a devoção ao Rosário, fabricados em Portugal datados em 1790. Os altares são em estilo neoclássico, realizados na década de 1870 com imagens coloniais, destacando-se a Nossa Senhora do Rosário do século XVII, venerada na antiga Sé da Bahia, além de imagens de Santo Antônio, São Benedito, Santa Bárbara e um Cristo crucificado em marfim. Nos fundos da igreja existe um antigo cemitério de escravos. Preservando sua história ligada aos negros, a liturgia dos cultos faz uso de música inspirada nos terreiros de Candomblé. Na Festa de Santa Bárbara e Iansã a igreja é o ponto central dos festejos. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Tram that connects the neighborhood "Comercio" to "Pelourinho". It has two cabins with the dimensions of a regular tram, each with a capacity to carry 36 passengers or 2.7 tons.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Local que abriga diversas peças africanas e afro brasileiras, geralmente tem guias.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A 100mts de Axe Home. Muito bem localizado, no centro do Pelourinho, o Restaurante Odoyá é parada obrigatória para quem vai ao centro de Salvador. Com um amplo e agradável ambiente, no qual os clientes têm visão interna para a cozinha e podem ver os chefs elaborando os pratos que serão servidos, o restaurante torna-se um atrativo à parte. Além da culinária típica baiana, o seu cardápio também inclui outras opções da cozinha internacional, como carnes, peixes e frutos do mar grelhados. A selecionada carta de vinhos dá um toque toque todo especial à sua comida.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“International and Brazilian cooking in a beautiful courtyard in the Pelô. Moderate to expensive. Nearby is L'Arcangelo, 17 Rua das Laranjeiras, highly-recommended Italian, try any seafood risotto!”
  • 4 locals recommend