Museu Hansen Bahia
Karl Heinz Hansen (1915-76) was a German artist who emigrated to Brazil in 1949. He felt such an affinity with his new home that he had...
Igreja de NS da Ajuda
Cachoeira’s oldest church is the tiny Igreja de NS da Ajuda, built in 1595 when the town was known as Arraial d’Ajuda.
Igreja Matriz NS do Rosário
The church dates to between 1693 and 1754. It has beautiful azulejos (handmade tiles imported from Portugal) and a ceiling painted by...
Bar do Reggae
On warm evenings, everyone and his brother is sitting at these sidewalk tables, drinking beer and enjoying a starlit view of the river.
A cheerful buffet lunch spot on the square.
Rua 13 de Maio · interesting places nearby
Cachoeira has maintained a tradition of wood carving with a heavy African flavor. Stop in on the atelier (studios) of one of the best sculptors in town, Louco , to get a sense of the local style; it operates roughly from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.