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Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado

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Largo do Pelourinho s/n | Proximo Ao Excelente Restaurante Escola Do Senac, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-280, Brazil
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Even if one is unfamiliar with this famous author, this museum could be worth a visit, particularly for those who have interests in recent history and culture of Bahia and Brazil. Amado is author of many books, and there are informative displays for many of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Allan W
Reviewed 19 January 2018

This mansion is the face of the region. Outside, the architecture is simple but very nice when you see where it is and the suroundings. Inside there is a small museum about a very famouns Brazilian writer.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank fabianof45
Reviewed 8 January 2018

The cathedral looked beautiful in the daylight with its upper floors shining under the sunrays. The doors and windows were ornamental and the walls were decorated with ancient paintings and stuffed animals.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I am a reader of Jorge Amado and want to visit the "Casa", the sight was ok for me for that reason, but not for any person.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Guille_becker
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Walking through this museum you can take part of the life of the famous writer Jorge Amada. Well presented.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank paulstach
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We went in out of curiosity as I'd read some of Amado's works in the past. It is a collection of letters and photos and tributes to his writings. It's well done. Oh, and there's a small café inside.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank SJAnita
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Not worth going inside. Case de Jorge Amado makes for a nice photo-op in front of it but the museum itself only has a bunch of posters of movie adaptations of Amado's books. If you really want to find out more about the famous author,...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Agata B
Reviewed 20 March 2016

After many years of its creation, despite the abandonment of the Pelourinho from the local authority, this building resists degradation of the area. I hope they recover in time the salvation of the Pelourinho, it is coming back as over 20 years ago, dirty and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

In this house ypu can revive the life of the best known brazilian writers located in the center of Pelourinho.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank AntonioAGSC
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I suppose this place reaches the hearts of portuguese and brasilians in a deeper way, as Jorge Amado was/is one of the greatest writers of last century, and a true son of Bahia. It was the 2nd time I visited the place and got moved...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Filipa A
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