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Brazil. Salvador. Santo Antonio Fort.

Capi4ca • 4 minutes read • June 11th, 2016
The full name of city


(portug.) is Sao Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos ("Holy Savior of the Bay of All Saints"). And, as you see, it is very long.
As for now it is the capital city of Bahia state, and in 1549-1763 it was considered as capital of Brazil.
Today Salvador is known to be the cultural capital of Brazil, and it's historical parts are the province of all mankind. Despite this, the city is also one of the three most criminal cities in Brazil.
The city was settled by the Portugese on the banks of the

Bay of All Saints

in 1549. The city became wealthy and famous, and was attacked by pirates very often. A lot of defense fortresses were built. San Antonio Fort was built in the XVI century, and then it was reconstructed in 1702. It preserved its look till our days.
So, this is the fort.
1-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgFirstly, we have the loop excursion in the city. This is the Brazil woman, not similar to nowadays models at all!
2-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgThere is the Christ statue. But palm trees interrupts a photo-making process.
3-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgOver there you may already see the Beach do Farol and a black-and-white beacon.
4-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgWe got the place. This is Fort San Antonio.
5-santo-antonio-brazil.jpg6-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgNow they have a naval museum. But we didn't go inside as it is unreal to see everything only having 1 day.
7-santo-antonio-brazil.jpg8-santo-antonio-brazil.jpg9-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgThe rest of the city is behind us. There were a lot of people, as it was Sunday.
10-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgWe just walked it around by perimeter.
11-santo-antonio-brazil.jpg12-santo-antonio-brazil.jpg13-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgIt is a Do Farol Beach.
14-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgAnd here you can see a monument to Christ the Redeemer, the Savior of the

Bay of All Saints

15-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgWe just went around the fort by perimeter.
16-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgThese are locals. People came here for the first time in 1500 and till our days there is not more than 20 % of white-skin people.
17-santo-antonio-brazil.jpg18-santo-antonio-brazil.jpg19-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgSome photos from the window of the car.
20-santo-antonio-brazil.jpg21-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgYou see, how wires made the view awful!
22-santo-antonio-brazil.jpg23-santo-antonio-brazil.jpgThen we went to the center of the city.
Author: Capi4ca
Translated by: Vera Lungol

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