Museu do Descobrimento
Igreja NS da Misericórdia
A reminder of the past is the 1526 Igreja NS da Misericórdia which houses the Museu de Arte Sacra, with a collection of chalices,...
Motivation is required to climb the stairs to the Cidade Histórica. Rewards include a sweeping view, colorful old buildings, and free...
Memorial da Epopéia do Descobrimento
In town, Bom Bordo can be fun when it fills up with people swinging to axé and forró .
This self-service restaurant has a good selection and is always packed.
Lonely Planet review
Housed in the former Câmara Municipal (Town Council), the Museu Porto Seguro contains exhibits on Brazil’s early settlement, with rooms dedicated to exploration and colonial life; even more interesting are the museum’s exhibits on indigenous life, including films covering important rites and celebrations.