Shopping Tour in Salvador (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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Shopping Tour in Salvador Map

Guide Name: Shopping 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: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Author: vickyc
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Everyday Life Tour in Salvador

Everyday Life Tour in 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.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.9 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: 3.8 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
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
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
Waterfront Tour in Salvador

Waterfront Tour in Salvador

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