Bargain-hunters will enjoy seeking out souvenirs, new outfits, and one-off pieces in Salvador’s bustling markets and secondhand shops. Rio Vermelho has an abundance of cool clothes shops that beckon you to spend an afternoon cruising the rails, while those looking for a Brazilian artefact or an interesting experience are in luck too. Here’s where you should be heading.
Rio Vermelho, Salvador’s bohemian district, is home to a few stylish boutiques and shops worth perusing. One of them, Bazar Vermelho, sells good-quality secondhand clothes from a wide array of brands. You are likely to find items from the high street such as Animal, Farm, Salinas and Schutz, as well as some higher-end and international labels. The store is well laid out, making it easy to pick out some prize pieces.
Rua da Paciência, 223, Rio Vermelho, Salvador, +55 7121325322