Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia
Holding one of Bahia’s most important collections, the Museu Afro-Brasileiro exhibits wood carvings, baskets, pottery and other artwork...
Faculdade de Medicina Building
The Faculdade de Medicina Building is a 19th-century historic site. The plaza feeds into the Cruzeiro de São Francisco, named for the...
The Catedral Basílica dates from 1672 and is a marvelous example of Jesuit architecture. The interior is elegant and simple, with...
Cantina da Lua
This outdoor patio bar and restaurant is prime people-watching territory, given its setting in the heart of the Pelourinho. Live music...
This conveniently located churrascaria (barbecued-meat house) and restaurant is an excellent place for a lunch break while sightseeing....
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Lonely Planet review
Below the Museu Afro-Brasileiro, the Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia exhibits indigenous Brazilian pottery, bows and arrows, masks and feather headpieces. Also tucked between the building’s arching stone foundations is 19th-century glass and porcelain found during the excavations for the metro.