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About Salvador

Salvador is the capital of the State of Bahia, in northeastern Brazil.

The climate is hot with an average temperature of 25° C, but occur lower until 17° C in winter and 30° C peaks during the summer months. Between April and July it rains a lot.

The municipality is one of the major tourist destinations in the country, is second only to Rio de Janeiro. The set formed by the historical architecture, music, cuisine, capoeira and religion awakens the interest of visitors.

Salvador has a very extensive coastline with beaches divided into Cidade Alta, bathed by the Todos os Santos Bay and lower town, provided by the Atlantic Ocean.

Porto da Barra is one of the best known, has clear waters and great for bath. Farol da Barra has reefs and natural pools at low tide.

The Ondina, beaches and bustling, Amaralina Pituba are have good options in sports activities and boardwalks. On the North Coast is Itapuã, the most famous and known as postcard, has green waters, white sands and natural pools. Stella Maris has good waves for surfing and calm stretches ideal for children.

The Flamengo Beach has deserts and other snippets of agitation.

Located in the historic center Pelourinho home to Portuguese colonial architecture buildings and monuments from the 17th century until the beginning of the 20th century.

The Church of San Francisco is one of the most amazing monuments of the Baroque movement, with hundreds of kilos of other is the richest of the country Church. The famous Church of Senhor do Bonfim and the tradition of "ribbons" is another point of visitation well-attended.

The Elevador Lacerda, for being one of the postcards, is a busy tourist spot, and offers one of the most enchanting views of the city. The market model is great for buying souvenirs and handicrafts produced in the region.

The Carnival of Salvador is one of the most played of Brazil, the trios drawn blocks shake the circuits. You can enjoy the revelry by joining the blocks (using the Abbot), enjoying the comfort of cabins or on "popcorn" even.

At night the neighborhood of Rio Vermelho brings together the best acarajés, lively bars and restaurants.

The African influence in many cultural aspects, including in cooking. Moqueca, bobó, vatapá, caruru and acarajé reflect the African presence.

Salvador, Center of Afro-Brazilian culture, was the first capital of Brazil. Nowadays, between December and February, performs religious festivals that attract thousands of fans every year.

Whatever period of the visit, it's always time to feast in Salvador hostels and enjoy the natural, cultural and gastronomic riches of the city.

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