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Basilica Cathedral, Salvador
(4.4/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Basilica Cathedral is richly decorated and lavishly beautiful, this gold-bedecked, intricately detailed cathedral dates back to the 17th century and was built in a style reflective of Portuguese churches of the time. The cathedral’s most prominent attractions include the three statues found on the façade--Ignatius Loyola, Francis Xavier, and Francis Borgia--and the wonderfully elaborate art on display above and around the altarpiece. Plan to visit Basilica Cathedral during your Salvador vacation using our convenient Salvador family vacation planner.
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  • This church is worth a lot of other very interesting and beautiful. Worth a visit, especially for being in the Center.
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  • In this Cathedral found the beauty of the first cathedral of Brazil. Impressive historical collection and strong impression.
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  • When they say a church covered in gold, you can't measure the size, but upon entering, is simply beautiful, the interior garden with its tiles, is fantastic.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral
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  • Bom local para turismo.
  • Programe-se para vir nos horários onde há concerto de órgão. É lindo!
  • Igreja histórica de Salvador. Conservação deixa a desejar, mas recomendada a visita.
  • Uma das mais importantes.