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Carlos Costa Pinto Museum

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Address: Avenida Sete de Setembro 2490 | Vitória, Salvador, State of Bahia 40080-005, Brazil
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71 3336 6081

Mon-Sat 2.30pm-7pm

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Filipino Art Celebrated!!!

So proud to be Filipino!!! Strong sentiment felt especially after viewing artwork at Pinto. Grounds were beautiful too. Saw a young couple going around for what I assume was... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
Ursula V
Soham, United Kingdom
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Soham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

So proud to be Filipino!!! Strong sentiment felt especially after viewing artwork at Pinto. Grounds were beautiful too. Saw a young couple going around for what I assume was pre-wedding photos. Didn't stay for food but bought juice to go. Glad there's something like this to showcase Filipino work. This reminds me of Grounds for Sculpture in New Jersey USA... More 

Thank Ursula V
Recife, PE
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193 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Beautiful paintings, lovely jewelry and furniture - in general excellent pieces from a variety of types of art. Definitely one of the cultural highlights of the visit to Salvador. There is also a small cafe to get a coffee after the tour. Highly recommended.

Thank RobbNYC
Rochester, New York
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Amazing exhibits, my favorite was of the jewelry designed, crafted and worn by Africans. This museum also has captions written in English and Portuguese.

1 Thank PatriciaRoc
Silver Spring, MD
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184 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Fabulous museum, great collections of colonial era and slave jewelry and silverware and china displayed with care and sensitively curated. A great place to while away a few hours. Much enjoyed.

1 Thank Backbeat70
Paradise Valley, Arizona
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

History is always interesting but again much focus on the rulers and not the regular folk. Shows furniture and accoutrements from other eras which is educational in and of itself.

Thank sesphd
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Corredor da Vitoria offers various museums and galleries Museu Costa Pinto has an excellent jewelry exhibit beautiful gardens and a small cafe

Thank africanmatrix
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 February 2015

Of interest to see how the Europeanised rich lived in the eighteenth to early twentieth centuries. There is also a fine selection of Bahian jewellery. Everything is very well displayed and the labelling is all in correct English for once!

Thank Londinense
Wilmslow UK
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358 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Interesting collection, various aspects of colonial life illustrated in quiet, clean and comfortable surroundings. Lovely cafe in the garden, great for a mid-morning or lunchtime snack or coffee - even frequented by the locals.

Thank mosolygo
Niteroi, RJ
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Reviewed 5 September 2014

I loved to see the fine arts and objects used by the Bahia’ sugar cane aristocracy ( XVII to XIX Centuries). I dislike the Museum opening hour : 2:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Too short and in the middle of the day.

Thank Eliane M
Santa Monica, California
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

If you enjoy historical homes you should visit this one. You walk through on your own with guides to point you in the right direction and it should take you 1-2 hours to get through. We enjoyed seeing some of the plantation history in this well preserved home.

Thank udbuddha2

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