A half-day panoramic city tour of Salvador

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You will be captivated by the extraordinary architectural heritage and history of Salvador during this half-day guided tour of the city. Salvador da Bahia, known as the "Happy City", is considered the cultural capital of Brazil. From religion to sports, this family-friendly tour has something for everyone!

Highlights

  • Done in English

Your journey begins at the Dique do Tororó where you will have the opportunity to examine the Orixás sculptures created by the Bahian Artist Tati Moreno. Included in this site is the popular Fonte Nova football stadium. So, it's on the Lower Town, that you will make a stop at the famous Senhor do Bonfim Nosso, an 18th century Catholic church.



The Forte de Mont Serrat, one of the best examples of primitive military architecture in Brazil, offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the city. A stop at the Mercado Modelo craft market will have you browsing and shopping for souvenirs. The tour ends with a visit to the Lacerda Elevator, built to connect the lower Salvadoran Financial Center with the port and market.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Hotels in the center of Salvador



Departure time :
14.00 p.m

Hotel pickups begin before this time; exact pickup time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

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