Centro Cultural Dannemann
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...
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...
Cachoeira has maintained a tradition of wood carving with a heavy African flavor. Stop in on the atelier (studios) of one of the best...
This cool, darkened cafe, popular with locals, features a beautiful tiled bar; it's an ideal spot for a cold drink or a bite to eat...
This busy corner eatery offers a range of great-value sandwiches, acai, and traditional Bahian dishes. Try the sandwich named after the...
Centro Cultural Dannemann information
Lonely Planet review
In São Félix, this riverfront cultural center has modern art displayed throughout a converted warehouse. In a large room in the rear of the building, heavy with the rich smell of tobacco, women dressed in white with flowered head wraps sit at antique wooden tables rolling charutos (cigars), as has been done here since 1873. Dannemann cigars are considered Brazil’s finest.