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Largo do Farol da Barra S/N0 | Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-650, Brazil
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Reviewed August 13, 2019

"Farol da Barra" is always a must at any visit to Salvador! The famous lighthouse, with its 22m high tower, was built right at one of the oldest fortresses in Brazil - the iconic "Forte de Santo Antônio". The Portuguese navigators firstly reached Salvador in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank LuizDutraNeto
Prefeitura_Salvador, Gerente at Farol da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Hello Luiz. Thank you for sharing this information with this important Monument. Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed July 23, 2019

The Lighthouse sits on a small spit of land jutting out to sea. To the North are rocky coast and a promenade of stores and restaurants. To the South a beach with another row of stores behind. Cost to view the interior was $15R or...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bruce R
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Very nice place to visit. Its very well kept and it has a nice view of the city. Don't miss it if yo go to Salvador!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Betsaida T
Prefeitura, Gerente at Farol da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2019

Hello ! We thank you for your visit to Salvador and we are studying your testimony. Welcome to Salvador! @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia salvadordabahia.com Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador.

Reviewed January 26, 2019

This type of forts you can find all around Brazil, they are really small but they look amazing. The view from the top of it is very nice. You can go up to the stairs of the lighthouse to see panorama of Salvador (maybe not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NeverendingDream
Prefeitura, Gerente at Farol da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Hi Razorist Thank you very much for your comment. Cause we are working for make you feel that Salvador is positively different city. Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed December 10, 2018

I've only visited this monument from the outside. I read about the museum inside it, but that did not attract me enough to think about visiting it. From the outside, and as soon as it appears to us in the distance or near, we are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Journey395227
Prefeitura, Gerente at Farol da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Cause we are working for make you feel that Salvador is positively different city. Be welcome to back soon, Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed December 10, 2018

Salvador de dia é lindo e anoite parece que está te chamando pra dançar! During the day Salvador is a hot beatifull dream. And at night its calling us for a dance!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank israelealencar
Prefeitura, Gerente at Farol da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Cause we are working for make you feel that Salvador is positively different city. you' are very welcome to back Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit to learn about the nautical history of Salvador, the slave trade and the port. The entrance fees are reasonable. The bonus is great views of the beach and parts of the city, especially from top of lighthouse. Nice cafe to have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Prefeitura, Gerente at Farol da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Cause we are working for make you feel that Salvador is positively different city. Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed October 22, 2018

Renovated and well preserved, Farol da Barra is quite interesting with a museum and a store. The beach has blue water that can be seen from the top of the Farol. Energizing scene where the sun is hot for most of the year. Tourists should...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Prefeitura, Gerente at Farol da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Be welcome to back soon, Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed September 10, 2018

One of the best areas of the city: great ocean view, great places to eat, drink and have fun. And the beach is gorgeous. Just go behind the "Farol da Barra" and appreciate the sunset and the Itaparica island view. It is priceless.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Prefeitura, Gerente at Farol da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Cause we are working for make you feel that Salvador is positively different city. Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The lighthouse is architecturally interesting if you are from the u.s. as it is not like lighthouses in Michigan anyway. This lighthouse is more like a fortress. The beach adjacent is very good and safe. We ate at a restaurant near the lighthouse which was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Prefeitura, Gerente at Farol da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Cause we are working for make you feel that Salvador is positively different city. Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

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