Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

Top 1% of attractions in Salvador
9 / 10

5 expert reviews

“The façade of this church, illuminated by white light bulbs in the evening, can be seen from afar, perched on the Colina Sagrada (Sacred Hill).”

– Michelin Guide

"Salvador's most famous church has a reputation for granting miracles. Tourists and faithful alike thus flock to this relatively plain 18th-century church." Full review
Don't miss the Room of Miracles at the back where people give thanks for miracles by donating valuable or important objects.
"Well worth the 8-km (5-mile) detour from the Centro Histórico and marks a crossroads between the Christian and native African religions." Full review
Afar Magazine
"The Bonfim church in Salvador, Brazil has become famous for their colorful wish ribbons." Full review
Afar Magazine
"The ribbons tied to the gates of the Church of Bonfim (and to wrists of visitors in Salvador) signify the thousands of pilgrims who arrive at this historic site." Full review

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