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Address: Porto Seguro, State of Bahia, Brazil
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The place to see in Trancoso

A village center of small nicely painted small houses around a football field with a old Portuguese church at one end

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bruno F
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Oakland, California
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Oakland, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A village center of small nicely painted small houses around a football field with a old Portuguese church at one end

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Sydney, Australia
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a unique and wonderful place to visit, such a beautiful environment with the church, the market at night and the lights. REcommend.

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Thank suezzerk
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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing shops and restaurants... live bossa nova every single night at almost every establishment! We have truly enjoyed going for walks each night after dinner to see the music and enjoy the warm breeze

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Olivos, Argentina
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

El Cuadrado is the most incredible place in Brasil. The typical shops that surround a big square, with traditional houses. And at the limit, a balcony with an unique view of the sea. El Cuadrado is completely different at night, with an unique sensation of peace.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Lovely little church. Stunning inside . Pop in when walking by. Interesting facts listed in English at entrance. Relaxing and peaceful space.

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Trancoso, BA
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The history, atmosphere, total vibe of quadrado is like no other place in the world. Take a wander down the strip to reach one of the oldest churches in Brazil! The 'Mirante' view is breathtaking. Many gorgeous restaurants with local and international tastes line the edges of Quadrado. Come for a day, stay for a week!

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Thank The_Coffee_Bar_BA
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

You have plently places to go for a meal, a drink or just buy crafts. I recommend you visit both during the day and night, because it's really beautiful to see it in daylight cause all the color around, and during the night with all the lights

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Lagos, Portugal
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76 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Quiet during the day, nice to stroll around or sit and people watch, but at night the market and all the bars and restaurants spring into life

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State of Sao Paulo
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55 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

If you are looking St Barths version in Bahia, forget it. But if you look great energy, smiling people, don't mind about small trouble, leave the watch behind, here is da place. Take some spare time to visit great beaches half hour far - unforgettable.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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271 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is the most beautiful part of Trancoso. In fact if you come to Trancoso, you pretty much come for this part of the town ( mind you the rest of the town is not well developed with non paved roads and many crumbling houses) and the beaches north of Trancoso. The restaurants and shops all occupy a colorful house... More 

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