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Our Lady of the Rosary of Black People, Salvador
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
Built in a town that hosted the first slave port in Brazilin, Our Lady of the Rosary of Black People is a reminder of the determination of people who refused to give up on faith. The slaves who worshipped there constructed the church in the 18th century because they weren't allowed in the settlers' churches. The wooden ceiling is painted with ornate allegory, but the rest of the structure is simple and functional in its design. Outside the front of the church you will find a plaque giving background on the building in English. The graveyard behind the church is home to the remains of Anastasia, a local heroine who has become legend in Brazil's history. Our Lady of the Rosary of Black People is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Salvador Edition.
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Muy linda iglesia, con sus características distintivas a otros edificios del Pelourinho, pero sin perder la esencia de este.Very nice Church, with its distinctive characteristics to other buildings of the Pelourinho, but without losing the essence of this.show original
Vale a pena a visita e conhecer um pouco mais da história do lugar. Fique esperto quando estiver andando nos arredores. Tem uma base policial perto, mas vale sempre ficar atento e não dar bobeira.Worth the visit and see some more of the history of the place. Be smart while riding in the surroundings. Has a police base near, but always be careful and don't get silly.show original
Esta Igreja é uma prova viva do mescla do povo baiano. Algumas de suas missas se misturam católicos e umbandistas, num linda reverência a tolerância racial. Existem missas que são entoadas em linguage... read more »This church is a living proof of the mixture of people. Some of his masses mix Catholics and in a beautiful reverence to Umbanda racial tolerance. There are masses that are sung in African language (I think, not sure, it's Oruba). So beautiful and mystical, the visit will certainly surprise you.show original
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