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Museu de Arte Sacra

Museu de Arte Sacra Review

Housed in a former Carmelite monastery, the museum and the adjoining Igreja de Santa Teresa (St. Theresa Church) are among the best in Salvador. An in-house restoration team has worked miracles that bring alive Salvador's golden age as Brazil's capital and main port, told through thoughtfully cared-for collections of religious objects. See the silver altar in the church, recovered from the fire that razed the original Igreja da Sé in 1933, and the blue-and-yellow-tile sacristy replete with a bay view. Access is recommended via Rua Santa Thereza, and there is a taxi point located nearby.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rua do Sodré 276, Centro, Salvador, 40060–240 | Map It
  • Phone: 071/3283–5600
  • Cost: R$5
  • Hours: Mon.–Fri. 11:30–5:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Salvador
Updated: 06-24-2013

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