Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia

Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of BahiaSanto Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of BahiaSanto Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of BahiaSanto Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of BahiaSanto Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia

Housed in Fort Santo Antonio da Barra, a fine exemple of 16thcentury portuguese military architecture, that is the site of Santo Antônio Lighthouse, better known as the “Farol da Barra”, the first beacon for shipping in the Americas, the Museu Náutico da Bahia (Maritime Museum of Bahia) contains a rich collection that reflects Brazil’s seafaring history, particularly of colonial period. Housed in the Museum you will find a significant numbers of archeological treasures retrieved from the undersea site of the Portuguese Galleon “Santíssimo Sacramento”, sank off the coast of the city of Salvador in 1668. Open Tue-Sun 9.00am-6pm (all days in January and July).

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