Museu da Boa Morte
The exclusively female Boa Morte (Good Death) religious society began as a sisterhood of slaves that assured dead slaves a proper burial...
Museu Hansen Bahia
The birthplace and former home of Brazilian heroine Ana Nery, who organized the nursing corps during the Paraguay War. Today, it houses...
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.
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 (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.