A stroll through the historic Colonial district, Pelourinho brings you past brightly colored Renaissance buildings decorated with fine stucco work. This district has an extreme wealth of historical monuments dating back to the 17th through 19th centuries. Nicknamed "Pelô" by residents, this old part of the upper city encompasses several blocks around a triangular Largo. The large open-air market offers artistic and cultural souvenirs, as well as churches, museums, and shops housed in pastel-colored buildings. You'll find decadent restaurants and cafés and a lively local music scene with a bustling nightlife. Percussion musicians play drums in the streets including the areas signature berimbaus, which you can buy in several of the surrounding shops. Make Pelourinho a part of your Salvador vacation plans using our Salvador trip planner .
Tours to Pelourinho
Full-Day Historic Private City Tour of Salvador with Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $135
Duration: 8 hours
Private Shore Excursion of Salvador BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $119
Duration: 7 hours
Private City Tour of Salvador BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $70
Duration: 4 hours
Lugarimperdivel e que retrata a historia da escravatura .Revitalizado mas poderia estar em melhores condicoes pois ainda existem varios casarios precisando de um restauro(o que so mostra o descaso de ... more »Imperdivel place and that portrays the history of slavery. Revitalized but could be in better condition because there are still several houses in need of a restoration (which only shows the neglect of our rulers in preserving our history). Zombie represented and conceived by the sculpture of a plastic artist updates what slavery was in our country.
Vendedores não param de importunar. Segurança péssima. Local para enganar turistas. Triste, mas representa bem a cultura local... more »Vendors don't stop harassing. Bad security. Place to deceive tourists. Sad, but it represents well the local culture...
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