Bahia shopping

Arts & Crafts in Salvador

Mercado Modelo

In Salvador's unpleasant past the Mercado Modelo was the site where slaves coming into the city were detained. Now the building houses dozens of tourist-oriented stalls selling local handicrafts, as well as food sta…
Market in Ilhéus

Mercado de Artesanato

This bustling artisan market, showcasing the lovely white dresses, crocheted textiles and beaded jewelry typical of the region, is a great place to pick up a few Bahian souvenirs.
Sports & Outdoors in Lençóis

Dos Irmãos

This outdoor outfitter sells backpacks, water bottles, camping equipment and hiking boots.
Mall in Salvador

Shopping Barra

If you need a break from the sun, duck into well air-conditioned Shopping Barra, just a few blocks from the beach. There are clothing boutiques, pharmacies, a large food court, movie theater, ice-skating rink (R$40 …
Mall in Salvador

Shopping da Bahia

Salvador’s largest mall, opposite the bus station.