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Elevator Lacerda

Praca Visconde de Cayru | Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-170, Brazil
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Full-Day Historic City Tour of Salvador with Lunch
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“mercado modelo” (27 reviews)
“lower city” (20 reviews)
“cidade baixa” (12 reviews)
Praca Visconde de Cayru | Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-170, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read so many reviews about the lift smell... Maybe in some times of the year it does stink, but not when we went. It is a lift, in the middle of the city (not inside a building, but there. In the city) that takes...More

Thank Je_deCastro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elevator Lacerda is one of the most important places to visit in Salvador. There you can go up to the Up Town ( Cidade Alta ) and take a look at the WONDERFUL sight, visit Pelourinho, have GREAT meals. Down Town ( Cidade Baixa )...More

Thank Luiz S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This attaction is turistic. It has a huge importance for the city because connects the higher part wiht the lower part of the city. Arctetury is great. It is good to visit because is near of the other attactions.

Thank EduardoFurtado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The city is broken up into lower and upper city so this elevator shows you the best parts of the bay, and Mercado. Then you walk to the old part of town which is just a few short blocks away. Great way to get around.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Salvador for 3 days staying in the Pelourinho area of town and took the elevator to get to the Mercado Modelo. It’s very low-priced (15 Reals one-way) and it’s very quick (30 seconds) but it is a “closed” elevator so you don’t...More

Thank Jeff_Proulx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Costs only .05 cents per person, fast and clean. Great view from the plaza at the too. Combine the Pelourinho neighborhood (top) with the historic church and the market (bottom) and it it a full day.

Thank HerouxFamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if you don't have too much time make it, because the views from the top are just breath taking, the local food will surprise you will all types of dishes just in the near-byes

Thank Walther O
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Not sure why this grotty lift is even recommended as a place to visit! It’s horrible! You can’t even see outside and the area at the bottom is very shabby.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Old construction wich makes a link from cidade baixa to cidade alta. Very nice. Is used all day long from the citizans. Very low costs from about -,15R$ each.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Located in the center of the historical old city it is the primary way to get to the lower part of town, I.e. the commercial district and the waterfront areas. And it’s only 15 centavos which is less than a nickel. At the bottom you...More

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