Historical City Tour

back to: Salvador (and vicinity) Brazil

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Duration: 4h
Location: Salvador, Brazil | Salvador, Brazil

Category: Attractions

Insight to city's rich history, architecture & culture
Visiting the historic Barra Lighthouse & Portuguese fort
Led by professional guides with in-depth city knowledge
Viewing 16th century, baroque-style architecture buildings
Learning about the Forte de São Pedro & Praça Castro Alves

Guided tour of Salvador de Bahia
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Salvador hotel


Hit the streets of Salvador's historic downtown and learn about the city's rich history, charming architecture, and vibrant culture. Led by professional guides, this tour will take you to the remarkable Barra Lighthouse, Teatro Castro Alves, Forte de São Pedro, and Praça Castro Alves.

Venture to the end of the Barra peninsula where the historic Portuguese fort, Barra Lighthouse (Farol da Barra), sits overlooking All Saints Bay. There you can explore a small museum filled with pictures, charts, maps, and ancient artifacts recovered from sunken European ships.

Pass the Teatro Castro Alves and learn about the country's lively theater culture dating back to the early 1800s. Journey past the many 16th century, baroque-style architecture buildings and listen as your knowledgeable guide spouts fascinating facts about the city's history—pointing out landmarks along the way.

Next, visit Forte de São Pedro, a masonry stone fort utilized in war for hundreds of years. The last stop is at the Praça Castro Alves statue in the central part of the old city center. Marvel at the triumphant monument, learn about its historic significance, and gaze out at the scenic harbor.

Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
Know before you book: Children 2 and younger are complimentary., You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain., This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

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