Everyday Life Tour in Salvador, Salvador

The modern part of the city is the best place to experience Salvador’s everyday life. You will find many locals walking in its parks, a Protestant church, as there are many Baptists in the city, and a beach that gets particularly crowded with locals, especially on weekends. Take the following tour to learn more about the everyday lives of Salvador’s citizens.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Everyday Life Tour in Salvador Map

Guide Name: Everyday Life Tour in Salvador
Guide Location: Brazil » Salvador (See other walking tours in Salvador)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.9 km
Author: vickyc
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Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus

1) Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus

Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus, also known as Catedral da Fé, is Brazil’s largest Pentecostal congregation after its global headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. It is the fastest growing evangelical church in the world and also an architecturally impressive modern...   view more
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Hiper Bompreco

2) Hiper Bompreco

Hiper Bompreco, Bahia’s largest hypermarket, is located in a residential area of Salvador. This a popular place for locals to buy everyday needs. It also features cafes and pizzerias where you will find locals dining in the...   view more
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Parque da Cidade Joventino Silva

3) Parque da Cidade Joventino Silva

Parque da Cidade Joventino Silva, a large park in the center of the modern section of Salvador, is often frequented by locals. A favorite place for picnics and walks, it has an amphitheater featuring live music performances. It also offers dunes and indigenous vegetation, including fruit and ornamental trees. Children will enjoy the playground and it also has a gym and paths for biking and jogging. Food is available, making this a popular place for locals to...   view more
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Praça Nossa Senhora da Luz

4) Praça Nossa Senhora da Luz

Praça Nossa Senhora da Luz, a beautiful square on Salvador’s waterfront, offers a picturesque view of the ocean. This blue square with a star in the center is a popular gathering spot for locals. It also features a playground and a beautiful array of...   view more
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Praia da Amaralina

5) Praia da Amaralina

Praia da Amaralina is a popular beach frequented by locals, especially on weekends. It features umbrellas and beach chairs, as well as cafes. Famous for its coral, residents gather here for swimming, sunbathing, diving, volleyball and...   view more

Walking Tours in Salvador, Brazil

Create Your Own Walk in Salvador

Create Your Own Walk in Salvador

Creating your own self-guided walk in Salvador is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Churches Tour in Salvador

Churches Tour in Salvador

Salvador’s historic district contains many old Catholic churches with wonderful architecture and history. It has so many that some joke that one can visit a different church in Salvador each day of the year. Take the following tour to discover the city’s best churches.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

The main city of Brazilian state of Bahia, Salvador is a tasty cocktail of Portuguese, African and Brazilian cultures manifested in the colonial architecture set against a luring, tropical coastline. This walking tour takes you to the historic heart of the city which has retained much of its old-time atmosphere, reflected in the cobblestone alleys, large squares, colorful facades and numerous churches.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Lower City Tour in Salvador

Lower City Tour in Salvador

Salvador is divided into the historic Upper City, and the Lower City located on the waterfront. The Lower City has a great view of the Bay of All Saints and magnificent buildings, monuments and fountains. Take the following tour to see the best spots in this area of Salvador.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
South Salvador Tour

South Salvador Tour

South Salvador contains several great attractions worth seeing, with many architectural sites along the historic Avenida de Sete Septembrio. Several squares, monuments and sculptures can also be found in this part of the city. Take the following tour to discover the great attractions on Salvador’s south side.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Shopping Tour in Salvador

Shopping Tour in Salvador

Salvador is a paradise for shoppers where you can find arts, crafts and anything else for sale on its historic streets at very reasonable prices. Take the following tour to discover Salvador’s best stores, markets and shopping districts.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Museums Tour in Salvador

Museums Tour in Salvador

Salvador has a very rich artistic, religious and cultural heritage that is represented in its diverse museums. Museu de Arte da Bahia, the city’s oldest museum, is a must-see, and its religious museums are famous for their priceless sacred pieces. The following tour offers a unique journey to Salvador’s most popular museums.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km