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Museu da Misericórdia, Salvador
(4.3/5 based on 300+ 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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  • We can know the history of Salvador and Brazil through the Museum's mercy since the founding of the first capital of Brazil in 1549 to the present day with various relics of different periods in the collection and best of all it's a guided tour, our guide Lorena with enough mastery took all questions really it is very valid the ride, recommended to all.
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  • About pearls. This museum is such a gem. Maybe unknown and unloved but it's amazing what you see here. What a wealth, what a history.
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  • I've been in Salvador by numerous times but had not had the opportunity to meet this sumptuous place; The Museum's mercy. The location is at the entrance to the pillory, and works during the day. Admission is 6 real whole. Visitation is monitored and we are all the time observed by security, because the wealth of the place and I believe to avoid some types of vandalism. The Museum tells the story of the ancient Santa Casa de Misericordia of Salvador, and shows a lot of environments wealth and ostentation, which are being addressed by very well-trained guides. The Windows of the Museum it is possible to have an amazing vision of the elevador Lacerda and Baia de Todos os Santos. We left there with some more information about our history. Photos are allowed, but no flash.
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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.