See the sights of Salvador de Bahia on a 4-hour city tour and marvel at monuments from the colonial era and more. Learn the history of sites such as the Santo Antonio da Barra Fortress, Jesuit Basilica Cathedral and Pelourinho from a local guide.
What to Expect
Start your Salvador de Bahia city tour at the stunning Santo Antonio da Barra Fortress and lighthouse. Listen to your guide as they talk about the transatlantic trade and the arrival of Europeans in the Americas. Proceed through the old streets with their ancient mansions formerly inhabited by the Portuguese and Brazilian nobility.
Then, visit the monument to Brazilian independence. Experience the transition between the new and the old as you go to the foundations of the city and see the UNESCO-inscribed "Historic Centre of San Salvador de Bahia." Also known as "Pelourinho," it is the most important cultural center and one of the major cradles in the development of Brazil.
Visit the Jesuit Basilica Cathedral, the largest ecclesiastical power in the Americas. Experience the extraordinary Church of St. Francis of Assis, renowned nationally and internationally for its artistic opulence, and popularly known as the "Golden Church."
- Private transportation
- Tickets for the Church of St. Francis of Assisi and the churches
- 1 bottle of water per person
Know Before You Go
• Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes