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Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This area is very popular. You have performers and locals hanging out. In the evenings on some nights they have live performances.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank shawn202
Reviewed 12 August 2017

There are nice old buildings all around the square, and food stalls are selling cheap snacks. Nice for a short visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ogol17
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This square is located right in the historical district and is a great place to go in the evening, when it's packed with people, food stalls and people dancing the ever so popular samba - this is true Brazilean Bahia Culture at its best!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Johan P
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The upper city is of better weather than the lower Both are the historic old city connected by elevator it is less crowded so we sit down and relaxed

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank MostafaA424
Reviewed 15 January 2017

If there are any events - it is there. Along the praca you can try some local food. Amazing view for the ocean!

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Misssalissa
Reviewed 30 November 2016

On the square on the opposite side to the Cathedral and close by to other churches. There is usually a small daily market on the square adjacent the fountain.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Les W
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed by the old part of Salvador. I loved the vibe, the colours, the shops and people and Pravda de Se is the heart of the old city, lots of interesting churches and landmarks. Great

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Situated in the old, historical part of the city - Praca da Se is a smallish square consisting of water fountains, street vendors and market stalls and on occasion, a variety of eccentric and lively, local dance performances. Nice place to just sit and relax,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Christine W
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Sorounded by many historic buildings and beautiful churches is the perfect point to begin a walking tour. Be careful with the people trying to sell or "give you something as a gift" they become anoying. Women dressed as "Bahianas" charge for each picture and get...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Bernardo S
Reviewed 9 May 2016

There are two settlements in Salvador, the lower city and the ancient old city. It is dangerous to walk up the road as it makes you vulnerable to motor bike gangs so either take a taxi or ride the unique lift that transgresses the two...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Elsie J
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