Arraial D'Ajuda today
Hospitable, original, culturally diverse, the village’s main tourism and comercial focal point revolves around the square , Praça São Brás, venue of the main Hippie Fair in the city, with three nearby hubs of restaurants and shops. Rua Mucugê is the most famous, a charming street with several restaurants and fun bars to enjoy the night. Broadway Street is ideal for pleasant walkabouts. And Praça Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes (better known as Largo da Ajuda), is unique with very pretty, colourful houses and shops. Although it has undergone several transformations, the village preserves its natural beauty, such as the stunning beaches with coconut trees, sandbanks and portions of the Atlantic Forest of Apaga Fogo, Araçaípe, Fishermen, Mucugê, Parracho, Pitinga, Lagoa Azul, Taípe and and Rio da Barra.