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Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Pelourinho Tour by Night
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Sometimes called the "city within a city," this old part of Salvador is worth visiting for its cobblestone streets, pastel-colored buildings, churches, restaurants, shops and nightlife.
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Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brazil has amazing history and culture and Pelourinho is a great place that captures this history. Highly recommend for one to do a walkabout in Pelourinho when visiting Salvador. Truly worth it!

Thank Thokozani M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Composed of a maze of rough cobble stone streets and full of interesting restaurants and shops. There is a lot of street drumming and music and a great folklore ballet company that is a must see. The city is divided into upper and lower areas...More

Thank ceramics_artist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More of a triangle square, its history down the centuries can't be ignored. There often drummers to provide daytime entertainment, and nights are said to be lively It's also well worth watching the Michael Jackson video to see how it can host major events. Care...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A historic place. You can learn from this place the history of Brazil, the history of the slaves and what they endured. A place not to be missed.

Thank Francois F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very colourful part of the city, however on Sundays everything is closed, for some shopping to to mercado

Thank ricardocP7497BA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pelourinho it's the most importante place to visit if you go to Salvador. Has many historical building from the colonial era. Very cool and interessante. I was very surprised about that . Do not miss the San Francisco church . The one that is all...More

Thank Isabete N
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Pelourinho is the district where a lot of bad things happened, which many don't know about anymore and the place is more of a party district than anything else, along with some fine shopping and eating establishments. If you go during the Sao Joao (St...More

Thank BillLawson
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is the historic district of Salvador. Colonial houses and churches and numerous museums to visit. I recommend Jorge Amado Museum, Museu Afro-Brasiliero of the Federal University of Bahia located what used to be the Federal Universities Medical School. Many restaurants, bars, shops and squares...More

Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Pelourinho is a must see in Salvador-Bahia, cradle of Brazil. From the cobblestones that cover the whole area to the colorful colonial houses, most of them semidetached houses displayed in an incredible palette, to the beautiful churches, everything evoques the history of this unique place....More

Thank MariaVitoriaDantas
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We spent a day just walking around the area, it was a weekend and we got the chance to see life all the percussion schools, people dancing... all felt absolutely safe, probably one of the highlights of our Brazil trip. Cannot miss it!

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28 March 2017|
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Response from HazelEurope | Reviewed this property |
I cannot remember which day I went, however there are lots of street entertainers in the main square and musicians also play there. it's a fun place but watch out for pick pockets. have fun.
Tami D
19 January 2015|
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Response from mosolygo | Reviewed this property |
sorry, been there but I know nothing about that service.