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Overview Of The Port Of Ilheus

About Ilheus
Ilhéus is a major city located in the southern coastal region of Bahia, Brazil, South America.

Take a tour of Lagoa Encantada, a state protected area of rainforest, filled with wildlife and waterfalls.

Other local attractions include the Museu Casa de Cultura Jorge Amado, the famous Brazilian novelist, São Jorge de Ilhéus Church which dates back to the 17th century, the Sacred Art Museum and Ecoparque de Una with it's trails and canopy walkways.

Mata da Esperança Botanical Garden has a huge variety of species of the Atlantic Forest. Enjoy it's trails by bike or on foot.

Visit the ruins of the Esperança Sugar Mill to learn about it's history.

The Centro de Recuperação do Bicho-Preguiça (Sloth Recovery Centre) is located at the Centro Educativo da Natureza (Educational Centre of Nature). It's aim is to re-introduce species of sloth into its natural habitat.

There are many beaches to choose from including Cabana Itacarezinho, very popular with tourists, Sul beach and Da Concha, a small beach located at the base of Pernambuco Hill, with calm waters, ideal for swimming.

The Mercado de Artesanato in downtown Ilheus sells everything from crafts and paintings to electronics and tiles.

Many visitors visit The Bar Vesúvio (Vesuvius Bar), featured in the Jorge Amado novel Gabriela, Cravo e Canela (Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon). One of the dishes mentioned in the novel is a popular choice here - “Nacib’s kibbeh” (bulgur, minced onions and ground red meat).

Fresh fish and seafood are the local speciality.
Cruise Terminal
Ships dock at the Port of Ilheus, which is within walking distance of the centre of town.
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Cruise Ships Docking In The Port Of Ilheus

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