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Barra Lighthouse, Salvador

Categories: Lighthouses, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
Perched upon the edge of a little peninsula, you will find Barra Lighthouse. From the top of the tower, which is 22 m (72 ft) high, you have breathtaking views of the expansive sea down below. Take a stroll, climb all over the lighthouse grounds, and be sure to catch the sunset. Inside the fort, you can peruse the nautical museum, which houses maps, navigation equipment, and items recovered from sunken ships. After all of that, you can rest and relax at the outdoor café. To visit Barra Lighthouse on your holiday in Salvador, and find out what else Salvador has to offer, use our Salvador trip builder.
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  • Very good for sightseeing, observing the ocean sunset, good leisure facilities on site, security and many food and drink stalls.
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  • The Lighthouse of Bara dispenses words, place of peace where people of all creeds and races and religions, rich and poor if they interact with joy, because the place belongs to everyone, including tourists who take a swim on the beach and enjoy the sunset at the end of the day. A must.
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  • I enjoyed walking around the neighborhood in the evening. The site is a postcard, and deserves to be visited. Schedule a beach next and after a walk through the pedestrian mall and pictures in the Lighthouse is a good idea.
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  • Appealing old lighthouse and interesting maritime museum. No café although there was a sign pointing to it. Also no wifi. Excellent views all round but the long climb to the top is rewarded by long distance view obscured by netting. The museum has some good model ships and a lovely collection of ships in bottles.
  • $R15 entry fee per person so it's not expensive. Lighthouse is really cool and the view is probably the best you can get in the area. Cool historical museum as well. Closed completely at 18:00, but the Lighthouse is closed around 17:30.
  • O Farol da Barra ou Farol de Santo Antonio tem 22 metros de altura e encontra-se no interior do Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra. A Torre atual foi inaugurada em Dezembro de 1839.
  • The magical sunset in many poses
  • Lindo pôr do sol.
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