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Casa do Rio Vermelho

Rua Alagoinhas 33 | Melhor acesso é pela av. Vasco da Gama, sentido orla/centro, primeira entrada à direita., Salvador, State of Bahia 41940-620, Brazil
+55 71 3333-1919
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It's definitely a MUST GO!!!

Casa do Rio Vermelho holds part of our history as Jorge Amado was a great representative of our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TatianaAlvisi
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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Must go, great to get to know the lives of such an important couple. The house is amazing, just not... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
AmandaSuzuki
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Rua Alagoinhas 33 | Melhor acesso é pela av. Vasco da Gama, sentido orla/centro, primeira entrada à direita., Salvador, State of Bahia 41940-620, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Casa do Rio Vermelho holds part of our history as Jorge Amado was a great representative of our Brazilian literature. In a writing career that spanned six decades, Amado did more than any other writer in the 20th century to shape our country's self-image at...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Must go, great to get to know the lives of such an important couple. The house is amazing, just not sure how non Portuguese speaking people can get the best of it, since I haven't seen anything translated to English.

3  Thank AmandaSuzuki
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I had soare time before going to a meeting and spent 2,5 hours there enjoying the amazing atmosphere from its gardens, its rooms and all the story surounding the couple and their delicious brazilian literature work. Don't miss it so you can have the opportunity...More

1  Thank lgoldstajn
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

A must visit It was the home of Brazil's famous writer: Jorge Amado and his wife Zelia Gattai (she was also a writer). The house is filled with memorabilia from their life. Lovely place to spend a calm afternoon. There is a cafe for snacks...More

2  Thank africanmatrix
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This place has the potential to be a 5-star attraction, and I'm sure that Portuguese speakers enjoy it very much. While the few signs are all translated to English, the vast majority of the explanations and exhibits here are audio-visual, and none of them is...More

2  Thank ogol17
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

House of Rio Vermelho is where Jorge Amado and his wife Zelia Gattai, brazilians writers, have lived in Salvador. The house has an interesting architecture and is full of art: sculptures, paintings, pictures... Many references of Orishas (divinities of the Brazilian Ubanda religion with African...More

1  Thank Moema P
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Visited it in Fe 2017. A new world to me. Never heard a out him before. A bit expensive but interesting.

Thank NativeToBrno
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Well organised and revealing of the life of theses amazingly interesting people. The videos are worth waiting for.

Thank eehotel
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Superb! The video presentations are beautiful. The collections are for real, and at every turn there is a remembrance of a life well lived.

2  Thank brasilboy
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

I've heard about this location since my childhood, when both Jorge and Zélia were alive, and it was a living institution in town, but never actually knew where it was. It is in Rio Vermelho, but in a quiet, sleepy, unsuspected part of the bohemian...More

5  Thank Daniel-SSA
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