Terreiro de Jesus
The centerpiece of the Cidade Alta is the Pelourinho, a Unesco-declared World Heritage Site of colorful colonial buildings and...
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Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia
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Bar Fundo do Cravinho
Live samba nightly starting around 8pm, down an alley behind the eponymous bar.
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Terreiro de Jesus information
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.