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Basilica Cathedral: Tours & Tickets

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Praca XV, s/n - Terreiro de Jesus | Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This cathedral is one of the nicest churches of Salvador. I could not enter it when I was there, but from the outside it is very impressive.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rami A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cathedral is located in the historical center of city. It’s an imposing building across the square of Pelourinho. It’s preferable to visit Sunday during the mass.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 24 August 2019

This is the "Primatial Cathedral Basilica of the Transfiguration of the Lord", or just simply the beloved "Catedral de Salvador". The church dates back from the 17th century and was part of the college built by the first priests of the Society of Jesus arriving...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 23 August 2019 via mobile

Cheap to enter and worth going. Don't bother to pay the guide who offers to tell you the history and information. Just ask them for the English leaflet as they don't volunteer it. Then read and you can learm yourself as you go in. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank yota7
Reviewed 18 July 2019

This beautifully restored cathedral gives you an idea of how many of these old churches might have looked in their glory days.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank EddieS1A
Reviewed 15 April 2019 via mobile

This is an impressive example of the colonial periodo churches. Beautiful inside and outside. Lots of gold.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Millet02
Reviewed 18 January 2019

This was a nice church! It was 5 real to enter. There was a gentleman who ended up giving us a tour, and he spoke spanish to us. Most of us understood a bit and so it was nice. The church is not that big,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jd3sai
Reviewed 14 July 2018

What a beautiful Cathedral. Mind blowing, and all the detail in it. Definitely worth visiting. Loved it.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dariusadidas
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The inside of that church is about the best baroque art I have ever seen. The only thing to say about it is Wow! Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank NoneColumbus
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had a private tour guide and truly loved the place. I got plenty of pictures...just remember to turn off your flash.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank nccattlemen
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