Museu Regional da Cachoeira
Housed in an 18th-century colonial mansion, the humble Museu Regional da Cachoeira displays colonial furnishings and priestly vestments.
Igreja Matriz NS do Rosário
The church dates to between 1693 and 1754. It has beautiful azulejos and a ceiling painted by Teófilo de Jesus. On the 2nd floor, the...
Casa da Câmara e Cadeia
At the Casa da Câmara e Cadeia, organized criminals ran the show upstairs and disorganized criminals were kept behind bars downstairs....
Perched on scenic stilts over the river, this place makes a great setting for an early-evening drink – if you can get anyone to serve...
This busy corner eatery offers a range of great-value sandwiches, acai, and traditional Bahian dishes. Try the sandwich named after the...
Lonely Planet review
Cachoeira has maintained a tradition of wood carving with a heavy African flavor. Stop in on the atelier (studio) of one of the best sculptors in town, Doidão , to get a sense of the local style; it operates roughly from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.