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Half-Day Tour of Salvador

Salvador, State of Bahia 41940-350, Brazil
+55 71 3015 2235
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Walking tour of historical Pelourinho with Nivaldo (of Luck Tours)

There was a lot more to see, but this walking tour was a great introduction (although we could skip... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2013
AMS888
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Canada
Salvador, Brazil City Bus Tour

A dirty sewer hole City with a lot of history but full of broken sidewalks, packs of stray dogs... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2012
TonyPalmSprings_CA
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Palm Springs, CA
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5 Aug 2013
“Walking tour of historical Pelourinho with Nivaldo (of Luck Tours)”
8 Jul 2012
“Salvador, Brazil City Bus Tour”
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Salvador, State of Bahia 41940-350, Brazil
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+55 71 3015 2235
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

There was a lot more to see, but this walking tour was a great introduction (although we could skip many of the shopping opportunities). Nivaldo, who was our guide for several events, is great -- very informative, very intelligent, and a good singer to boot....More

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Reviewed 8 July 2012

A dirty sewer hole City with a lot of history but full of broken sidewalks, packs of stray dogs wandering the streets, homeless sleeping in carboard boxes in front of buildings. Found only one passable restaurant. Horrible traffic, crazy taxi drivers who sped through intersections...More

4  Thank TonyPalmSprings_CA
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Reviewed 30 June 2012

The city lends itself very well to a half day self tour, without the need for a guide or tour group, where you will be shunted in and out of overpriced handcraft stores. The main attractions of Salvador are all in the Pelourinho area, easily...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2012

Two couples planned a 2+ week trip to Brazil. We selected hotels based on location as well as trip advisor reviews. We made arrangements ahead of time for transfers from airport to hotels & we booked a 5-night cruise on the Amazon Premium Clipper. I...More

5  Thank travelmercies68
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Reviewed 22 March 2012

I discovered that I needed to return to some of the places I saw during a half-day tour. My advice: do a private tour. It's more expensive, yet much more expansive. Do a little research before you go, to decide what's really important to you...More

6  Thank PJB333312741
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Reviewed 5 November 2011

It was raining when I was in Salvador for the first time so it looked like a museum day, but then I would not be able to see the city. So I got the advice of my taxi-driver. This is what he said: I will...More

16  Thank Amsterdam007
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Reviewed 20 August 2011

If you read a novel of Jorge Amado you must go in Salvador de Bahia in Brasil. In the Pelourinho you can meet the flavour, the colours and the taste of the novel by Amado. In the house of the foundation you can see and...More

1  Thank plp00
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