Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, Salvador Brazil, Salvador

Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, Salvador

The Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim is the most famous of the Catholic churches of Salvador, in the State of Bahia, Brazil. It was built in the 18th century on a hill in the Itapagipe Peninsula, in the lower town of Salvador. The church is the subject of intense religious devotion by the people of Salvador and is the site of a famous celebration held every year in January (Festa do Senhor do Bonfim).

The church is the Cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bonfim.

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