Praca da Se, Salvador

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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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  • August 14, 2017
    I loved the praça da Sé. Nice place to walk and enter the shops. View the baianas. Eating acarajé. If you have Sun so wonderful!
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  • August 14, 2017
    Very nice visit to Praça da Sé. A dip in the history of Salvador. The square is well taken care of!
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  • August 12, 2017
    There are nice old buildings all around the square, and food stalls are selling cheap snacks. Nice for a short visit.  more »
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  • September 1, 2015
    Muinto good!
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  • July 24, 2016
    Best place for professional training.
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  • June 27, 2016
    Mt good
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  • August 5, 2017
    Excellent standard of quality in everything it does ✅
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The majority of accommodations in Salvador fall into three distinct groupings. If you want to be close to the best historical attractions, stay in or near the old town of Pelourinho, a few minutes from the city's west-facing coastline. This also puts you in the heart of Salvador's tourist-driven nightlife. Your second option is to stay at the southwestern tip of the city, in the neighborhood of Barram, where you'll have instant access to one of Salvador's favorite beaches. Finally, look a bit farther afield to Rio Vermelho, a quieter beachside neighborhood facing south.
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