Case Study: Salvador De Bahia

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Salvador de Bahia was founded by the Portuguese in 1549 and is one of the oldest colonial cities in America. It was also founded by the french in 1510. It was the first capital of Brazil from 1549 to 1763.This densely built colonial city can be recognized by its religious, civil and military colonial architecture from the 17th to the 19th centuries. Salvador de Bahia is a mixture of European, African and American Indian cultures of the 16th to 18th centuries. It soon became a major sea port for trading goods such as sugar to Africa and other parts of the world. Now it is one of the major cities in Brazil and is visited by millions of tourists every year.

Salvador the next stop in our tour after olinda is a wonderful major city and port

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