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Praca Visconde de Cayru | Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-170, Brazil
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Nice place, I thought that it was a view open window elevator, no it's just an elevator. Nice views from the terrace before entering. It's only 0,15 reales so you must carry coins, it's easier. When you've exit the Lacerda Elevator you could cross the...More

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DITUR S, Gerente de relações com clientes at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

At the time of its construction, there was no concept of panoramic elevator, and now it can't be changed because it's historical patrimonium, that's why it doesn't have an open view. Thanks for your comment and evaluation, we hope you can visti our city again,...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Saves you a trip and a loads of stairs, definitely good experience if visiting Salvador. Before you get in (at the top) get around and enjoy the view..More

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DITUR S, Gerente at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

In addition to being a Monument to the engineering of the time, being the first urban elevator in the world, it offers a magnificent view of the Plaza Cayru, also takes us to the high city where other equally important tourist points are. Thank you...More

Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

This looks interesting from the outside but in reality it’s just an elevator it doesn’t even have windows in it. Keeping in mind it is only 15 cents and is a convenient way to get down to the market. There is a tram a block...More

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DITUR S, Gerente at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018
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O Elevador Lacerda tem enorme valor histórico, arquitetônico, tecnológico, cultural para a cidade, representa muito do nosso pioneirismo. O bonde,...More

Reviewed March 6, 2018

Subir ao alto da cidade e chegar ao pelourinho e contemplar a vista incrível desse monumento histórico é sensacional ! Up to high city you will arrive at Pelourinho (Very famous) and get a awsome view of the city from this historic monument it is...More

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Elevador Lacerd... e, Gerente at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018
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Olá, Filipe M! Gratidão pelas palavras. Do alto das torres do Elevador Lacerda, descortina-se a vista da Baía de Todos-os-Santos,...More

Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Easy way to get down...only costs 15cents and there is a tourist market at bottom which is cute if you want to buy some gifts

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DITUR S, Gerente at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Hello, thank you for your comments. We are glad that you had a good time in Salvador. We hope that you comeback to visit us again. Best regards, Prefeitura Municipal de Salvador

Reviewed February 23, 2018

It sounds more exciting that it is but it's a simple elevator. You don't get to see out as you are coming down or going up so it's basically used as a form to get from the top of the platform to the bottom. Nothing...More

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Elevador Lacerd... e, Gerente at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thank you for your comment! The Lacerda Elevator links the two parts of Salvador: the Cidade Alta, Praça Tomé de Sousa, and the Cidade Baixa, Cairu Square. It is 72m (191 feet) and is one of the postcards of Bahia. It reaches 900 thousand passengers...More

Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

It is quite a lovely ride to be in an elevator that conects upper and lower Town. It is cheap and it has a beautiful view .

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Anyone who does not visit the elevator Lacerda did not know Salvador. This connection between the two parts of Salvador, high city and low city is the post card of Salvador. Both above and below there are numerous tourist attractions.

Thank Antonio A
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

The elevator itself is old and ugly. But at the top you can make nice shots of Salvador. There were lines of people, but it was organized.

Thank LinaBrazil
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Historic lift, moderised recently is an unusual sight for a city split into lower and upper parts! Included in the Salvador bus trip.

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