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Normal church with a lot of ppl the hole sunday because of its tradition. The bracelet thing seems like a trap for tourist but the tale sounds fun.
Went there by bus from the city elevator and it was a shame that the buses to...More
Rubans everywhere fo wishes made. Colourful and hanging there like in other cities locks on bridges.This place has a special meaning to locals, a place of worship. Worth a visit, and if you have time just get to the old fort to get a spectacular...More
Though there were many vendors outside - they were very respectful. It felt like there were locals who regularly worshiped here - and not just tourists. We received a blessing by the local priest too. I loved the whole experience. A highlight of this trip...More
I love this sort of places where people find a unique way to be present forever. The walls of colored ribbons tied are just beautiful and unique. The church is too, but as churches go this one is not amazing, although is beautiful. But come...More
When visiting this iconic church make sure to go when there is a mass, and even if you are not a believer, you'll be touched by the incredible devotion of the people attending. I got emotional just observing the faith of the crowd around me...
Nosso Senhor do Bonfim Church was one of my first experiences in Salvador and I had the opportunity to have my Bonfim Ribbons blessed by the priest during service.
Definitely should be on your list of places to visit in Salvador. Grab some ribbons from...More