GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Barra is a neighborhood located in the south zone of the city of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Barra is one of the most traditional neighborhoods of the city. With many attractions, like Farol da Barra Lighthouse, Morro do Cristo Hill, Farol da Barra Beach, and Porto da Barra Beach. Barra has a large number of beaches, shops, cafes, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, residences, fitness clubs, banks, parks, events, and historic monuments.

FABIO'S REVIEW

Green-Visiting

Tourists almost exclusively visit the Upper City (Pelourinho), but the Barra neighborhood should not be missed: the beach is dirty but there are several exquisite colonial forts and museums to check out.

LOCATIONS EXPERIENCED

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FORTE DE SAO DIOGO

Fort of São Diogo is located Praça Azevedo Fernandes, in the neighborhood of Barra. It stands at the base of Morro de Santo Antônio, on the right side of the beach of Porto da Barra. Built in the early 17th century, this restored fort offers cultural events & scenic bay views.

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FORTE SANTA MARIA

The Santa Maria Fortress is 17th-century historic fort adjacent to Porto da Barra beach, featuring an Imperial coat of arms.

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MUSEO NAUTICO

The Nautical Museum of Bahia, located in Forte da Barra, offers knowledge on hydrography, navigation, shipwrecks, historic lighthouse.

FORTE DE SAO DIOGO

Fabio's LifeTour - Brazil (2015 April-June and October) - Salvador de Bahia - Barra - Forte de S¦o Diogo - 4324 cover

Fort of São Diogo is located Praça Azevedo Fernandes, in the neighborhood of Barra. It stands at the base of Morro de Santo Antônio, on the right side of the beach of Porto da Barra. Built in the early 17th century, this restored fort offers cultural events & scenic bay views.

FORTE SANTA MARIA

Fabio's LifeTour - Brazil (2015 April-June and October) - Salvador de Bahia - Barra - Forte Santa Maria - 5813 cover

The Santa Maria Fortress is 17th-century historic fort adjacent to Porto da Barra beach, featuring an Imperial coat of arms.

MUSEO NAUTICO

Fabio's LifeTour - Brazil (2015 April-June and October) - Salvador de Bahia - Barra - Museo nautico - 2617 cover

The Nautical Museum of Bahia, located in Forte da Barra, offers knowledge on hydrography, navigation, shipwrecks, historic lighthouse.

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