Salvador da Bahia

African soul of Brazil

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Salvador da Bahia
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Salvador da Bahia

Salvador da Bahia is the capital of the state of Bahia situated in the north-east of Brazil on the Atlantic coast. The city is one of Brazil`s cultural highlights where African culture, religion, food, music and capoeira, a martial arts form, has been preserved more than anywhere else in the New World. Highlight of the city is its famous four day carnaval where anything goes. Outside the city are some wonderful beaches where fine restaurants and nightlife is to be found, Barra is the liveliest. Salvador da Bahia has some colourful markets, wonderful African-Brazilian cuisine, museums, galleries, old colonial buildings and a warm sensual atmosphere.

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