Salvador Brazil

Salvador is the historical heart of Brazil, loved by Charles Darwin, Walt Disney and Michael Jackson. It has great beaches, great Carnival and mild weather.

The place was one of the first European settlements in America. Before 1510, there was a village here. In 1549, it became the first Brazilian capital. More History

 

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Carnival in Bahia, the greatest popular event on the Planet. Hot, musical and cheerful. There are more than one hundred mobile stages to liven up the party. Bahians call it trio elétrico, where bands play axé music.

 

Map Salvador

 

Bahia

 

◄ Bahia

 

Carnaval

 

Above, Porto da Barra, considered by CNN one of the world's 50 best beaches, in 2011. It is a really wonderful place and one of the most important historical places in Brazil, surrounded by forts to protect the old Brazilian capital.

 

Brazilian Beach

 

Salvador

 

Above, the Salvador bus provides a regular sightseeing around the main attractions of the city. The double decked vehicles are equipped with sound system and bilingual translation. The building in the picture is the Santa Casa da Misericórdia, founded in the 16th century.

 

Sightseeing

 

 

 

Port

 

See what The New York Times wrote about the city.

 

João Ramos

 

 

 

Manu Dias