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Praca da Cruz Caida - Centro Historico, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

On the Praça da Sé, the Cathedral Square in the Cidade Alta, the historic center of Salvador, stands a monument called 'Cruz Caida'. It depicts a fallen cross at the spot, where once the old cathedral stood, demolished in 1933 during a reurbanisation plan. It...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Hello ! Thank you for rating, reviewing and visiting our city. We are working to make the city even more attractive. With investment in public security, inspection, infrastructure and services. Thanks again for the remark, we are waiting for you here .. Follow our social...More

Reviewed January 18, 2018

The monument is not very nice, but it is located in a very nice viewpoint of the city. Be certain to come here for the view.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2017

at the base of what was once the old cathedral, you can get a good sense of what the Cruz is all about. Erected in honor of the slaves who were brought to Brazil. Its very cool to see.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Great place to watch the sunset over the city and to look over into the lower city and bay. Great spot!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

The monument itself is nice but all there is to see here is the view of the city. When we passed here, there was a dance celebration and that way more interesting than the monument itself. You will not miss it when you go to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

The monument is not very interesting. There are nice views over the lower city, but the views from the nearby elevator upper station are much nicer.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

I saw it as I was passing by it after my visit to Elevador Lacerda. It is a nice spot for photos due to the nice view and nothing more. There are so many others things to see in this area.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed March 27, 2017

The Cross and its reference to the Christianity and more importantly the history of the Church is Salvador makes this piece of art a memorable stop and photo op during a walking tour near the elevator.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 10, 2017

Saw it, our guide didn't even mention it, nor did we get a chance to ask, good beach views there but, we do not regret not going back.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

Great shot for saying you've been here. But not in the most safest area--if there is one in Pelourinho. Watch your purses, cell phones and money. My friends got their purses snatched off of their arms while shopping.

Date of experience: May 2016
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