Igreja de NS da Ajuda
Cachoeira has maintained a tradition of wood carving with a heavy African flavor. Stop in on the atelier (studios) of one of the best...
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...
This busy corner eatery offers a range of great-value sandwiches, acai, and traditional Bahian dishes. Try the sandwich named after the...
Igreja de NS da Ajuda information
Lonely Planet review
Cachoeira’s oldest church is the tiny Igreja de NS da Ajuda, built in 1595 when the town was known as Arraial d’Ajuda.