Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, Salvador

4.5
Perched upon the edge of a little peninsula, you will find Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia. From the top of the tower, which is 22 m (72 ft) high, you have breathtaking views of the expansive sea down below. Take a stroll, climb all over the lighthouse grounds, and be sure to catch the sunset. Inside the fort, you can peruse the nautical museum, which houses maps, navigation equipment, and items recovered from sunken ships. After all of that, you can rest and relax at the outdoor café. Work out when and for how long to visit Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia and other Salvador attractions using our handy Salvador road trip app .
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  • A great opportunity to meet the lighthouse... It is worth climbing the staircase and meeting the tower.. The view is wonderful!! The museum is interesting... With several parts rescued from shipwrecks...!!! The only nuisance is the insistent sellers at the entrance of the lighthouse...
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  • The lighthouse of Barra is a must-visit for those who come to Salvador. Climb the staircases and access the Lighthouse lookout is worth it. If you can match with the sunset it is a fantastic experience. Access to the Lighthouse lookout is only allowed until 18 hours. The Nautical museum runs until 19 hours. The previous entry is R $15.00 per person.
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  • Very interesting to visit the fort, full of stories, perfect construction, very beautiful, from the top if you have a beautiful view of the sea and await the most beautiful sunset of your life.
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  • I was happy to do this touristic part. Lots of explanation inside about the immigrant and boats. But the most amazing part was the upper point where we had to take the stairs. Very nice view and we had smoothy wind we enjoyed it a lot after being hours under the sun.
  • Best expirience ever in nautical museum. Very strong feeling.
  • Very enriching museum. On top of that, an amazing view from the lighthouse tower.
  • I liked the view and ambiance at sunset. Busy and lively place.
  • Amazing place to hang out with friends. Normally people group to see the sunset.
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