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Images of Salvador Brazil
November 3, 2008, 6:40 pm
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Salvador

Salvador

The city of Salvador is notable in Brazil for its cuisine, music and architecture, and its metropolitan area is the wealthiest in the northeastern region of the country. Over 80% of the population of metropolitan region of Salvador has some Black African ancestry. The African influence in many cultural aspects of the city makes it the center of Afro-Brazilian culture. The historical center of Salvador, frequently called the Pelourinho, is rich in historical monuments dating from the 17th through the 19th centuries and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985.

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Very interesting architecture What a unique place

Comment by Myrtle Beach

Hello,nice shots! I bookmarked you on photoblogs.org..regards from canary islands

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