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Museu da Misericórdia, Salvador

(4.3/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Once among the first hospitals in the country, Museu da Misericórdia now houses religious artwork of inestimable value. Stop by to take a guided tour of the museum’s rich collection of sacred art, some of which is hundreds of years old. There’s also a portraits gallery of prominent benefactors and an archive of the region’s notable family histories. This building is an important national landmark, and one of the first religious complexes in the country to follow the building model of church at the center and long side wings. Rich in detail, the site has seen multiple costly renovations over the years. Most notably, in 1704 the staircase and the loggia overlooking the city’s famous bay were covered with expensive Portuguese marble. Plan your visit to Museu da Misericórdia and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Salvador family vacation planner.
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  • Former Church/cloister/orphanage, with excellent and very good parts overlooking the sea, a place worth touring, art, history and cultures found here, from the first car of Bay even as is sold to good families, orphans and forbidden love. Very recommended!
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  • A place not to be missed! Both the building as is as the stories told by the guides, all amazing!
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  • Excellent service, beautiful architecture (Rococo), the guides are very prepared, the collection very well cared and a cultural richness. Take a long time for the visitation, because doing it fast don't lets you enjoy its beauty and history. recommend!!!
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  • aus nmn.. bery expensive nga lng..
  • Atrativo turístico.
  • Nice Museum to know, beautiful view to the market model
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  • Local tem uma boa estrutura mais no momento do encerramento do espetáculos as grandes que ficam ao redor do estádio representam verdadeiros gargalos no momento da saída, as vezes gerando um aglomeração desnecessária que pode causar um avidente.
  • Eu fiquei encantada, com a história e a arquitetura. A mulher que nos guiou foi muito atenciosa. Um dos melhores passeios que eu já fiz em Salvador.