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 Porto Seguro's old town. Rewards include colorful historic buildings and sweeping views...
Gonçalo Coelho's Marker Stone
Marks the spot where the Portuguese explorer seized this stretch of coastline from native people in the early 16th century.
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.
Praça Pero Campos Tourinho · interesting places nearby
Museu do Descobrimento information
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.