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Best Carnival in Brazil - Salvador, Bahia

When people think of Carnival in Brazil, they usually think of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. People don't realize that Brazilians celebrate Carnival all over Brazil. Although the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the most popular Carnival for tourists, the most popular Carnival for Brazilians is the Carnival in Salvador, Bahia. Millions of people hit the streets to celebrate the biggest party in the world. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, this is the biggest street party in the world.

Best Carnival in Brazil - Salvador, Bahia

When people think of Carnival in Brazil, they usually think of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. People don't realize that Brazilians celebrate Carnival all over Brazil. Although the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the most popular Carnival for tourists, the most popular Carnival for Brazilians is the Carnival in Salvador, Bahia. Millions of people hit the streets to celebrate the biggest party in the world. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, this is the biggest street party in the world.

Best Carnival in Brazil - Salvador, Bahia

When people think of Carnival in Brazil, they usually think of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. People don't realize that Brazilians celebrate Carnival all over Brazil. Although the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the most popular Carnival for tourists, the most popular Carnival for Brazilians is the Carnival in Salvador, Bahia. Millions of people hit the streets to celebrate the biggest party in the world. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, this is the biggest street party in the world.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Boa viagem

The Church of our Lady of Good Trip was originally built for the patients in the hospital who works.
In 1908 was completely renovated and expanded, to be frequented by wealthy families in the region.
Its architecture is Baroque style and its facade has blue and white Portuguese tiles, arranged in zig-zag.
On January 1, the church receives hundreds of faithful, when the image of Our Lord Jesus the Good Navegantes returns from the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Praia, through the Maritime Procession of Bom Jesus dos Navegantes.

 

Memorial de Irmã Dulce

The Memorial of Sister Dulce is located in the neighborhood of Rome - Down Town and has a library with documents, photographs, personal objects ...
Sister Dulce was a nun who despite being born and grown up with a noble family in Salvador, abdicated all to help the poorest.

Her work started small, in fact it was a chicken coop before turning in what is today: a center of reference to support treatment for needy persons.
You can see the room where she lived and the chair she used to sleep during 30 years as payment for a promise, for example.

Igreja do Bonfim

The church of Bonfim is located in an area called High Holy Hill. It was built in 1772 in praise to the Lord of Bonfim, patron saint of Bahia. Part of its facade and its interior are partially constructed of tiles brought from portugal. In addition to its main altar, the church has become famous for the Room of Miracles, space that houses replicas of heads, arms, legs and other body parts made of wood, wax, plastic besides gold and silver, left by the faithful that afford have been cured of diseases in those parts of the body.

Forte de São Marcelo

The Fort of São Marcelo is also known as Fort of the Sea has 2.500m ². Its rounded shape has been specially designed to allow the defense and attack in any direction - even against the city of Salvador, which has been bombing the Forte am 1912. Currently, it is open to visitors, housing bar, restaurant and art gallery.

Mercado Modelo

TheMercado Modelo - market model - was built in 1861. Initially designed as customs building, with a roundabout to the bottom where the landing ships to unload. After the fire of 1984 was reformed. Currently works as a market for handicrafts, receiving thousands of visitors daily, as some illustrious as Queen Elizabeth of England.

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