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Chapters of the guide to Salvador

Cuisine and top restaurants

Feijoada is the most popular traditional dishes in Salvador. Its recipe may vary. However, various types of meat (most often pork), beans, cassava flour, and pepper sauce are always the main ingredients. Feijoada is served with cabbage or orange. Salvador cuisine is sure to appeal to meat fans. Pork, beef, and chicken are cooked in many ways here. There are also many fish dishes here. It's better to look for them … Open

Traditions and mentality of Salvador

Local people have their own habits and mentality. If you do not know the specifics of the worldview of Brazilians, then many things may seem very unusual in Salvador. For example, “jeitinho brasileiro” can be considered the main feature of all citizens. These words can be translated as "the Brazilian style of behavior." However, the word "style" is used in a little pejorative sense in this phrase. This concept … Open

Travel guide to Salvador

Cidade baixa remains the most interesting district of Salvador from the historical point of view. Its territory still has an ancient chain of protective fortifications. It is a wonderful place to see buildings that were created yet during the medieval times. The historical quarter offers a fabulous panoramic view of the city center and the coast. This district is also the location of the wonderful Rio Branco Palace … Open

Salvador for children - what to visit

Kids should visit the Parque da Cidade. Children will be able to play on local playgrounds together with their peers from other countries while their parents are relaxing. Children who prefer to contemplate nature alone should visit Dique do Tororo. In addition to the beautiful artificial lake, you can see dozens of interesting sculptural compositions here. The child will certainly appreciate the idea of … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

If you want to spend the whole day shopping, you should not go shopping on Sunday. All major stores and shopping centers in the city are closed after one o'clock on this day. In any case, you will definitely not leave Salvador without shopping. It is worth considering the customs rules for the export of products and goods. Alcohol restrictions are quite strict, for example. Therefore, even if you really like … Open

Best beaches

Many travelers know Salvador primarily as an excellent beach resort. In the city center, you can find Farol da Barra Beach, one of the busiest and most popular in Salvador. The sandy beach is located in the immediate vicinity of Santo Antonio Fort, which is among the city's most important landmarks, therefore mostly tourists rest on the coast. It is also worth noting that the beach is characterized by a constant … Open

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