Geographic and Historical Institute
Description: Opened in July 2, 1923, on the occasion of the centenary celebration of the Independence of Bahia. It houses treasures of ethnology, folklore, art gallery and decorations of significant figures prominently in the history and culture of Brazil. Admission: Free
Hours: Mon-Fri from 13h to 18h.
Address: Av 7 September
District: St. Peter
Map of Geographic and Historical InstituteAddress: Instituto Geográfico E Histórico Dois de Julho, Salvador - BA
Activities near to Geographic and Historical Institute
|Centro Cultural Correios (theater) - Salvador Cultural CenterThe Cultural Center is located in Post Office Square Anchieta, corner of Rua Inacio Acioli in Pelourinho, Salvador Historical Center. The building is adjacent to the Assembly of the Church of St. Francis and his Order and the Third Cruise of San Francisco, where this group forms a landscape of unique historical and artistic value and privileged.Check the schedule of the CCC / Salvador. The building of the ...|
Address: Centro Histórico de Salvador Bahia
Distance: 0.00km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
|Lapinha Festival (festival) - Festival of the Kings or LapinhaDate: January 6.Tradition of Catholic origin, symbolizes the visit of the Magi to the Infant Jesus. midnight of January 5, suits, ranches and pastors of kings, through the streets of the Historic Center, with its flashy clothing fabrics embellished with beads, and follow the Magi to a crib built by the faithful in the Church Lapinha, the square of the same name, where a crowd has fun with music, typical f...|
Address: Instituto Geografico E Historico Dois de Julho, Salvador, BA, Brazil
Distance: 0.01km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
|Universidade Federal da Bahia-Museu de Arte Sacra (museum) -
UFBA-Universidade Federal da Bahia-Museu de Arte Sacra
Rua Sodré 276, 40060240 Salvador
It was in 1661 that came to Bahia Portuguese six monks of the Order of Discalced Carmelites, who followed him to Angola. They stayed in Salvador for a few months and good relationship with its inhabitants created the conditions for the installation of a convent in the city.
The idea materiali...|
Address: Rua Sodré 276, 40060240, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Distance: 0.32km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
|Xisto Bahia Theater (theater) -
Orchestra of the Teatro Xisto Bahia
The Xisto Bahia is a public space, maintained by the State Government through the Department of Culture and Cultural Foundation of the State of Bahia. This means that the shale is in the service of people in order to contribute to the cultural growth and strengthening of the state in order to democratize access to and production of culture, valuing the many different artistic languages. Our pro...|
Address: Rua Gal Labatut, 27, Barris, Salvador, BA, Brazil
Distance: 0.39km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
|Casa de Angola (museum) -
This exhibit currently have many historic artifacts from many ethnic groups from Angola, which has a rich shared past with Brazil and which is one of the few countries in Africa which speaks Portuguese as well. Historic elements include thrones, bracelets, elements of hunting, religious and magical items, items used in traditional political power, and ceramics from various ethnic groups within Angola. There is...|
Address: Casa de Angola na Bahia Pc Veteranos, 5 - Barroquinha, Salvador - BA
Distance: 0.42km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
|Boa Viagem e Procissão do Bom Jesus dos Navegantes (festival) - Tradition dating back to mid-eighteenth century, the festival is one of the most beautiful demonstrations of Salvador and the turn of the year happens when the people continues to New Year's celebrations on the beach of Boa Viagem.Fun is guaranteed from midnight with songs and dances in the tents that serve typical food and drinks, until the arrival of the Procession of the Bom Jesus dos Navegantes beach of the same name.The maritime pr...|
Address: Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Praia Rua Conceição Praia, 38 - Comércio, Salvador - BA, 40015-250
Distance: 0.56km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
|Gregório de Mattos Theater (theater) -
Built in 1986, and designed by architect Lina Bo Bardi, the Gregorio de Mattos Theatre presents an innovative environment, which presents various events, and shows in several languages.
The fixed stage is intentionally broad and hollow, allowing for many different compositions and uses. This is one of the most important theaters in the city, offering up attractive and diverse programs. The venue is undergoing som...|
Address: Praça Castro Alves Salvador - BA
Distance: 0.59km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
|Salvador Carnival (festival) - Carnival - SalvadorDate: date mobile, is the greatest happiness of the multitude of Bahia.The party, which in your organization involves the direct participation of 25 thousand people, has a gigantic and it happens to an average of 2 million revelers in 25 miles of streets, avenues and squares.Carnival is held in three official circuits (Dodo and Osmar Batatinha), with the presence of more than 200 organizations, divided into blocks tri...|
Address: Praça Castro Alves - Centro Salvador - BA, 40020-160
Distance: 0.59km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
|Gamboa Nova Theatre (theater) - Established in the 70's, the theatre has had periods of excitement and forgetting. Underwent a relaunch in 2007, it houses photo exhibitions and art gallery in Fygura Jayme art gallery.In addition to its diverse programming, the theater also offers the public access at reasonable prices to promote the democratization of culture.Time:From Wednesday to Saturday from 20hSunday from 17hAddress: Rua Gamboa de Cima, 03District: Bairro dos Afl...|
Address: R. da Gamboa de Cima, 03 - Dois de Julho Salvador - BA
Distance: 0.62km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
|Instituto do Patrimônio Histórico Nacional (museum) - IPHANfree admissionHours: Mon-Fri from 13h to 17h.Address: Rua Visconde de Itaparica, 8Neighborhood: DowntownCep: 40020-080Tel: (71) 321-0133Fax: (71) 243-9067|
Address: R. Visc. de Itaparica, 8 - Centro Salvador - BA
Distance: 0.67km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
|Festival of Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Praia (festival) - Festival of Our Lady of Conceição da PraiaDate: December 8.Expressions of Catholic origin held since 1549, when the first governor general of Brazil, Tomé de Sousa, started his devotion in the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao da Praia - whose stone facade of limestone came from Portugal.The festivities start in late November, with the novena that happens every night in the matrix, the Lower City. The celebration involves an outdo...|
Address: Rua Conceição Praia, 38 - Comércio Salvador - BA
Distance: 0.71km from the Geographic and Historical Institute
Restaurants near to Geographic and Historical Institute
Acarajé da Raquel is a Northeast Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.16km from Geographic and Historical Institute and can be found at Largo Dois de Julho, s/n
McDonald´s - Lapa is a Hamburgers restaurant that is roughly 0.16km from Geographic and Historical Institute and can be found at Rua Portão da Piedade, 155
McDonald's is one of the largest fast-food world and is present in all regions of Brazil, with about 1,200 stores. For children over what is successful is the Happy Meal with hamburger, fries, soda and a surprise gift. As for the grown older one of the most requested is the traditional Big Mc, with two burgers, lettuce, cheese, special sa...Culture Crepe is a International restaurant that is roughly 0.21km from Geographic and Historical Institute and can be found at Av. Sete de setembro, 401
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