carmo´s convent

Tour of Salvador´s Museums

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What You'll Do
  • Visit the indigenous and Afro-Brazilian museums
  • Discover the museum of sacred art in 19th century convent of Carmelite order
  • Explore the Carlos Costa Pinto Museum
  • Led by an art historian
This customized 3-hour private tour will allow you to explore the main museums of Salvador of Bahia. You will be able to see the richest fine arts, sacred and African arts in very good vibrant atmosphere, and some of Brazil's most famous work.
What to Expect
Salvador, the first capital of the country which safeguards its history, not only in the streets, alleys, or on its citizens' faces and attires; this rich history is also preserved in various museums that narrate the trajectory of several peoples and their ancestral traditions, and how those overlapped and intertwined over the centuries.

In this tour, you will visit the indigenous and Afro-Brazilian museums, aiming to acquire a better understanding of the legacy of several peoples in the formation of the Brazilian social fabric, as well as comprehend the process of European colonization and expansion. You will see works of art that are reminiscent of the enslavement of indigenous and African peoples, and historical records that represent the resilience their resilience, as well as their cultural and religious traditions.

The tour will precede to the museum of sacred art in 19th century convent of Carmelite order, where you will appreciate Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical artwork. This museum collects works of sacred art that reflect the power of the Catholic faith in the new world. The 3rd collection in this itinerary is the Carlos Costa Pinto Museum, named after the private collector of works of art dating from the 16th century to the 19th century. The collection ranges from pieces of gold and silver, paintings, furniture in rosewood, among others. This special historical circuit has been developed to contemplate those customers who desire to appreciate the artwork produced in different historical cycles of colonial Brazil. You will have the privilege of embark upon an experience across time and space.
What's Included
  • Private transportation
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Bottle of water
What's Not Included
  • Extras
  • Meal and drinks
  • Tips
What to Remember
Please wear casual and comfortable cloth.

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