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Salvador Shopping Tour (Self Guided), 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.
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Salvador Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Salvador Shopping Tour
Guide Location: Brazil » Salvador (See other walking tours in Salvador)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Kembo Com de Artes e Presentes
  • Bahia Preciosa
  • Largo do Pelourinho
  • Mercado do Ouro
  • Mercado Modelo
Kembo Com de Artes e Presentes

1) Kembo Com de Artes e Presentes

Kembo Com de Artes e Presentes is one of the best places in Salvador to buy a perfect gift for someone special. This shop sells handcrafted souvenirs, including art and decorative items made in Brazil.
Bahia Preciosa

2) Bahia Preciosa

Bahia Preciosa, a popular jewelry shop in the upper portion of Salvador, is where you will find the most precious handcrafted items in the city. Visitors can even watch the design process take place through this store’s front window.
Largo do Pelourinho

3) Largo do Pelourinho

Largo do Pelourinho, a square in the historic district of the city, is where you will find artwork, crafts and other gifts created by local artisans, as well as numerous galleries. Be sure to check out this square and visit its many shops and vendors.
Mercado do Ouro

4) Mercado do Ouro

Mercado do Ouro, located in the lower portion of Salvador, mainly serves as a food market for local products such as cereals, spices and a variety of herbs. It contains several restaurants serving the best traditional dishes in the city. Local handcrafted items can also be purchased here. This market is regarded as a cultural landmark.
Mercado Modelo

5) Mercado Modelo (must see)

Mercado Modelo, a traditional market at the Bay of All Saints, is one of the oldest commercial areas in Salvador. With many vendors, it offers the city’s largest variety of handcrafted gifts, as well as traditional Bahian restaurants. Opened in 1912, it is housed in a Neoclassical building constructed in 1861.

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.
Lower City Tour

Lower City Tour

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 or 2.4 Miles
Waterfront Tour

Waterfront Tour

Salvador’s waterfront contains numerous tourist attractions, including an old lighthouse, a city landmark, museums, art galleries and of course the beach. Take the following tour to discover the area surrounding Salvador’s waterfront.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Salvador Introduction Walk

Salvador Introduction 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...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 Miles
Museums Tour

Museums Tour

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: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Salvador's Historical Churches Tour

Salvador's Historical Churches Tour

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 or 1.6 Miles
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 or 2 Miles