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Shopping in Salvador - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Salvador If you are going to go to local stores, remember that the best type of payment is cashless here. You will find terminals even in small shops. Of course, you can pay for the purchase in cash. However, be ready for the fact that you will definitely lose one or two coins from the change. Salvador is not the best place to find branded items. There aren't too many of them here. Their prices are not much different from the European ones. There are no outlets at all here. This is due to the fact that local merchants specialize in selling their own products, handicrafts, clothing, and shoes of Brazilian designers.
The main historical value of Salvador is the variety of preserved colonial buildings, the active construction of which took place in the 17th-19th centuries. The city is conditionally … Open
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 cachaça, you should not buy it in dozens of liters. You will not be able to take more than one liter of this drink out of the country.
There is a product that will be the perfect souvenir from Salvador for everyone. It is practical, inexpensive, and even useful. This is coffee. It seems that Brazilians start drinking coffee from childhood. The number of varieties of this drink is large. Its quality is very high. You can find inexpensive packages. They are designed for local residents. You also have the opportunity to buy a product in a beautiful souvenir package. In fact, who would refuse a pack of invigorating lattes? Copyright www.orangesmile.com
After sightseeing, visitors to Salvador will be interested in visiting some great entertainment venues suitable for every taste. Walks in Salvador Zoo and Botanical Park (Parque Zoobotanico … Open
Local spices will appeal to housewives. It is better to look for them in the markets. However, ready-made sets of several types of spices are sold in supermarkets. You can also buy them. Brazilian chocolate is sure to appeal to children and adults. Cane sugar will be another inexpensive and practical gift. Good scrubs are made with it, by the way. Guana, hibiscus, and green tea extracts are added to them. You can also buy soap, shampoos, and hair balms based on natural ingredients with the addition of coconut or almond oils. Essential oils, sachets, and means to improve the tan, popular among local residents are also interesting.
Salvador If you are interested in bright and practical things, then you should pay attention to beach accessories. Pareos made of natural cotton, decorated with traditional Indian ornaments, high-quality swimsuits, and, of course, flip-flops are interesting. Flip-flops are almost a national treasure here. They are sold in bright colors and good quality here. Their advantage is the ability not to change your footwear when leaving the beach. It is allowed to enter shops and restaurants in flip-flops here. An interesting purchase will be a bright umbrella or handkerchief with views of the city. If you want to buy something less "beach", you can pay attention to the symbols of local football teams.
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 … Open
A hammock or Indian ritual mask will be an interesting souvenir. You can also buy wicker doormats, bedspreads, hand-embroidered ethnic ornaments, and some stone statuette made in the Indian style. Small animal figures made of wood or metal are also interesting. Amethyst or rose quartz crystals adorn them. Crafts made of butterfly wings are suitable for fans of exotic. Mahogany amulets are also interesting. According to local beliefs, they bring good luck. You can buy jewelry made of wood, metal, crystal or stones. It looks stylish and is inexpensive.
If you have money, then you can buy local jewelry. Products with precious stones are of particular interest. You can also buy opal, sapphire or aquamarine separately. Children will love Indian dolls and carnival masks. The Brazilian carnival mask is a gift for people of all ages. If you are looking for a long-lasting gift, you should pay attention to the dishes made of copper. A wicker beach bag will be a cheap and practical souvenir. You should definitely buy a bottle or two of Guarana soda as a souvenir. It is only slightly inferior to Coca-Cola in popularity in Salvador.
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Shopping advices for the whole region around Salvador

Shopping advices for Salvador. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from Brazil - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Salvador.
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