Sightseeing in Salvador

Hippie Village of Arembepe in Salvador Hippie Village of Arembepe - MAP 7 The most famous of the hippie communities in Brazil is the village of Arembepe, 58 km from Salvador.   Visitors get to know the peculiar way of life in this village, which has changed little since it's formation in the late 1960's.   The villagers spend the day humming Caetano, Gil and Janis Joplin while making arts and crafts, maintaining many traditions from the early days of the village.  The house...
Itapagipe PeninsulaItapagipe Peninsula - MAP 7 Projecting into the bay, the Itapagipe Peninsula is located directly to the north of the commerical district and draws many visitors each year since it is the home of the Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim or the Church of Our Lord of Bonfim.   This church dates back to the middle of the 18th century and is central to the Catholic faith in Bahia.  It is well known beacuse of it's practice of distributing coloured Bon...
Scenic flight at Linha Verde - 7 Linha Verde is the natural way for those seeking the tranquility of palm trees and the northern coast of Bahia. The flights depart from Forte Beach, and travel through the ever beautiful beaches surrounding the area, between River Pojuca and the natural pools of that region. homepage: www.flyandfun.com.br Phone number: (55) 71 3676-1560   http://viajeaqui.abril.com.br/fotos/brasil/8-experiencias-baianas-620747...
Largo Terreiro de Jesus, Salvador da Bahia, BrasilTerreiro de Jesus - MAP 7 Situated in the heart of the city center and officially named the Praca XV de Novembro, the Shrine of Jesus or Terreiro de Jesus is a large and attractive public square, surrounded by many historical attractions.  These include the magnificent Faculdade de Medicina Building, the Museu Afro Brasileiro or Afro Brazilian Museum, the Catedral Basilica, and four historic churches which include the Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Domi...
MapTour Bus of Salvador - MAP 7 To really know Salvador as a Salvadorian does, get aboard the tour bus of Salvador.  The red double-decker bus travels through the main city sights, beaches, forts, museums, and historic sites, explaining the historical and cultural importance at each stop.  The first tour begins at 8:30 am and parts at the Red River.  You can get off and on the bus as many times you desire during the trip, with the tour ending at the ...