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Praca Terreiro de Jesus

Centro Historico, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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A very important Plaza

Not to be missed because of the history. During Carnaval, it was very lively. With our guide... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
lotuszen52
,
France
Local food

This great plaza has some vendors that sell real traditional food from Bahia. The plaza is within... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Fabiano F
,
Fortaleza, CE
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Centro Historico, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Not to be missed because of the history. During Carnaval, it was very lively. With our guide, Luciano, we learned a lot. Very enjoyable.

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

This great plaza has some vendors that sell real traditional food from Bahia. The plaza is within the historical center and it is one of its entrance. Nice place.

Thank Fabiano F
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

There are nice buildings around the square, and it's always full of locals and tourists. It's a good place for people-watching and getting the feel of the old city.

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

This place is a must see the culture, the people, the foods, the smells, the music, the street entertainers, people watching. this place is great but don't go anywhere in this area very late at night, then this is a different place after the tourist...More

Thank LovesBahia1
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

This is a squre in the hystorical center of Salvador where you can eat typical local food and specially at nigth some palyers and capoeira dancers perform

Thank AntonioAGSC
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Cool to see. Always something going on. At the intersection of a few busy streets. 3 churches located in one square! That enough is to see.

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Try to filter out the moderns hawkers and colorful lembrança-de-bahia-banded tourists, squint, and rewind 500 years back to imagine wooden boats carrying the Portuguese royal family to these unknown shores, where they replicated their lands and traditions and religion, good and bad. This square was...More

Thank CTeverywhere
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

The Praca Terreiro de Jesus is the hub of Pelourinho, the Cidade Alta, but comes with more than its fair share of name confusion. First, locals sometimes refer to it as the Praca de Se, Cathedral Square, but the praca next door already owns that...More

1  Thank Vincent M
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

Located at entry of Pelorinho (Salvador historic district) Location of Salvador's Catherdral, numerous shops, Cabtina da Lua Restaurant (live music (with small cover charge) nightly, Cravinho bar

Thank africanmatrix
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Reviewed 22 May 2015

A great place to see both during the day or in the evening. Surrounded by three historical colonial churches, with a fountain in the center and a few steps from a wonderful view of the Sao Francisco church (the "postcard" one with the cross in...More

Thank Tomek K
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