Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Salvador

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Salvador is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Salvador a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Salvador.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Salvador:

  1. Igreja De Nosso Senhor Do Bonfim

    #1 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
    Igreja De Nosso Senhor Do Bonfim

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Praca Senhor do Bonfim, s/n | Igreja Do Sr. Do Bonfim, Salvador, State of Bahia 40425-360, Brazil

    Timings: 06:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Known as the church that grants wishes, the Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim is Salvador’s most celebrated church. Thronged by tourists and believers alike, this church made famous the colourful...Read more

  2. Sao Francisco Church And Convent

    #2 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
    Sao Francisco Church And Convent

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Largo do Cruzeiro de Sao Francisco s/n, 40020–280

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    During the colonial times, there was a power struggle between three colonial powers in South America to emerge as the ultimate super power. The Igreja de Sao Francisco is a testament to that extravaga...Read more

  3. Mercado Modelo

    #3 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
    Mercado Modelo

    Tags: Walking Area, Flea Market, Market, Street Market

    Address: Praca Visconde de Cayru - Comercio, Salvador - BA, 40015-170, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This is the city market and this is where you find all kinds of art crafts and souvenirs. There are a lot of activities that also take place around this area, like you will see some people performing ...Read more

  4. Museu Nautico Da Bahia

    #4 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
    Museu Nautico Da Bahia

    Tags: Museum, Light House, Waterfront, Architecture

    Address: Largo do Farol da Barra, s/n - Barra, Salvador - Bahia, 40140-650, Brazil

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Baia de Todos os Santos or the Bay of All Saints as it is otherwise known, is the biggest bay in Bahia and is quite the tourist spot. Complete with a light house, a fort and a nautical museum, the...Read more

  5. Museu De Arte Moderna

    #5 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
    Museu De Arte Moderna

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Solar do Unhao, Salvador, State of Bahia 40,060,060, Brazil

    Timings: 01:00 pm - 07:00 pm Details

    When the time to transform the 18th century sugar warehouse complex, no one would have thought that the architect in charge would create one of the most popular modern art museums, not to mention the ...Read more

  6. Catedral Basilica

    #6 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
    Catedral Basilica

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Cathedral

    Address: Praça 15 de Novembro s/n, Terreiro de Jesus, Salvador, 40020–210

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Considered to be the masterpiece of the 17th century, the cathedral is said to exude the essence of Jesuit architecture. While the exterior is built from Portuguese sandstone, the tiles came from Maca...Read more

  7. Church Of Our Lady Of The Rosary Of The Blacks

    #7 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
    Church Of Our Lady Of The Rosary Of The Blacks

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Largo do Pelourinho s/n, Pelourinho, Salvador, 40026–280

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Igreja De Nossa Senhora Do Rosario Dos Pretos, a part of the historical district of Pelourinho is a declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. Said to be built for the slaves, by the slaves, the church ...Read more

  8. Museu De Arte Sacra

    #8 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
    Museu De Arte Sacra

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Historical Site, Specialty Museum

    Address: Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40060-240, Brazil

    Timings: 11:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The Museu de Arte Sacra or the Museum of Sacred Arts is Brazil’s premiere museum when it comes to Catholic art. The exhibit starts from the building itself, which used to be a former convent. On...Read more

  9. Igreja Senhor Bom Jesus Do Aflitos

    #9 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
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    Tags: Church

    Address: Largo dos Aflitos, S/N - Dois de Julho, Salvador - BA, 40060-030, Brazil

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  10. Igreja Internacional Da Graca De Deus

    #10 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
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    Tags: Church

    Address: Pedro de Brito, 100 - Plataforma, Salvador - BA, 40717-140, Brazil

  11. A Igreja De Jesus Cristo Dos Santos Dos Ultimos Dias

    #11 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
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    Tags: Church

    Address: R. dos Bandeirantes, 62 - Matatu, Salvador - BA, 40260-001, Brazil

  12. Alto Do Cruzeiro

    #12 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
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    Tags: Church

  13. Igreja Universal Do Reino De Deus

    #13 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
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    Tags: Church

    Address: R. Sete de Setembro, 30 - Centro, Me. de Deus - BA, 42600-000, Brazil

  14. Igreja Universal Do Reino De Deus - Catedral Da Fe

    #14 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
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    Tags: Church

    Address: Av. Antônio Carlos Magalhães, 4197 - Pituba, Salvador - BA, 40280-000, Brazil

    Timings: 06:00 am - 11:00 pm Details
  15. Igreja Mundial Do Poder De Deus

    #15 of 24 Art and Cultural Attractions in Salvador
    Igreja Mundial Do Poder De Deus Image
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    Tags: Church

    Address: R. Oito de Novembro, 311 - Pirajá, Salvador - BA, 41290-200, Brazil

    Timings: 07:00 am - 09:30 pm Details

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