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Praca da Se, Salvador

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Historic Walking Area Landmark
Although the Cathedral was demolished in 1933, Praca da Se still bears the name "Cathedral Square." Plenty of beautiful and historic buildings remain to be admired, but as you walk through the square, your eyes and ears will likely be drawn towards a performance of capoeira--an acrobatic Brazilian martial art which combines elements of dance and combat. The square is the main access route to the historic neighbourhood of Pelourinho, so you can stop for a while to enjoy the spectacle before heading on to explore the city. To visit Praca da Se and get the most from your holiday in Salvador, create itinerary details personal to you using our Salvador itinerary planner.
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  • The upper city is of better weather than the lower Both are the historic old city connected by elevator it is less crowded so we sit down and relaxed  more »
  • If there are any events - it is there. Along the praca you can try some local food. Amazing view for the ocean!  more »
  • On the square on the opposite side to the Cathedral and close by to other churches. There is usually a small daily market on the square adjacent the fountain.  more »
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