First capital of Brazil, from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, Salvador is located in the northeast of the country. Temperatures range between 22°C/71°F and 30°C/86°F.


All year long, preferably in summer (December to March).


Pelourinho: symbol of the local power, it was where rebel or homosexual slaves were punished. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pelourinho preserves the streets and mansions of the 17th and 8th centuries, which today are museums, restaurants and handicraft shops.

Church and Convent of San Francisco: hundreds of kilos of gold ornament the altar of this church, the richest of the country. The convent dates from 1585 and the church was built little by little, ever since, until it was completed in the eighteenth century.

Bairro do Rio Vermelho: a nightly meeting point, where lively bars and restaurants can be found. In Praça de Santana one eats a great acarajé. The popular market operates 24 hours a day.

Elevador Lacerda: since 1872 is one of the means of transport between the high and low parts of the city. Panoramic windows provide a beautiful view of Salvador during the thirty second-route.

Beaches: there are many beaches, especially Itapuã, Stella Maris and Praia do Farol da Barra.


Further informations
- Airports:  Aeroporto Internacional de Salvador - Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães 


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