Salvador de Bahía
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Barrio del Pelourinho, Salvador de Bahia (Brasil)
Pelourinho, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. Salvador is known for its Portuguese colonial architecture, Afro-Brazilian culture and tropical coastline. The Pelourinho neighborhood is its historic heart, with cobblestone alleys opening onto large squares, colorful buildings and baroque churches such as São Francisco, featuring gilt woodwork. Capoeira martial artists and Olodum drummers perform on the winding streets.