Casa de Jorge Amado
Catedral de São Sebastião
The Catedral de São Sebastião is the city’s icon – construction began in 1931 – and is a unique, eclectic mix of architectural styles....
Igreja de São Jorge
The Igreja de São Jorge is the city’s oldest church, dating from 1556, and houses a small sacred-art museum.
Órbita Turismo e Expedições
Órbita Expedições is an adventure outfit that offers a wide range of tours, including rafting, canoeing, hiking and cycling trips.
A pretty coffee stand on the main square across from the cathedral.
This casual and hugely popular restaurant has outdoor tables, inexpensive set lunches from feijoada (bean-and-meat stew) to peixe frito...
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Casa de Jorge Amado information
The Casa de Jorge Amado, where the eponymous writer lived with his parents while working on his first novel, has been restored and turned into a lovely and informative museum honoring Amado’s life. Not many writers can boast this sort of recognition while still alive, but he became a national treasure well before his death in 2001.