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Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia1985

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

Construction of The Senhor do Bonfim Church started in 1754 and was only completed nearly 20 years later. Featuring Portuguese colonial architecture, with two bell towers on each side, the Church is notable for its size and its special positioning in Sagrada Colina [Sacred Hill].

Details

  • Title: Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
  • Creator: Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
  • Date Created: 1985
  • Location Created: Brazil
  • Rights: Embratur
  • Location: Brazil
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (iv)(vi)
  • Date of Inscription: 1985
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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