Terreiro de Jesus
The centerpiece of the Cidade Alta is the Pelourinho, a Unesco-declared World Heritage Site of colorful colonial buildings and...
Escola de Dança
Traditional and contemporary Afro-Brazilian dance, capoeira and percussion.
Toursbahia is an extremely professional multilingual agency offering local and national tours.
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...
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Lonely Planet review
A colorful intersection of vendors, tourists, capoeiristas and colorful locals, the Terreiro de Jesus is a historic site of religious celebrations, and is ringed by four churches, as well as the 19th-century Faculdade de Medicina Building . The plaza feeds into the Cruzeiro de São Francisco , named for the cross in the square’s center.