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Salvador is the third largest city in Brazil, located some 30 km to the south-west from Lauro de Freitas. The capital city Brasília is in 1,390 km to the south-west. According to the latest census, the population of Salvador is about 2,711,900 people. Salvador is a popular tourist destination thanks to its roman catholic cathedrals and interesting cities and towns.

Airport Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (IATA: SSA) is 30 km away from Salvador and is the closest airport to it.

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Cathedral Basilica of Salvador
The Cathedral Basilica of Salvador (Catedral Basílica de Salvador), officially dedicated to the Transfiguration of Christ and named Primatial Cathedral Basilica of the Transfiguration of the Lord is the seat of the Archbishop of the city of Salvador, in the State of Bahia, in Brazil. The Archbishop of Salvador is also ex officio Primate of Brazil.
Salvador, Bahia
Salvador (historic name, São Salvador da Baía de Todos os Santos, in English: " Holy Savior of All Saints' Bay" ) is a city on the northeast coast of Brazil and the capital of the Northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia. Salvador is also known as Brazil's capital of happiness due to its easygoing population and countless popular outdoor parties, including its street carnival. The first colonial capital of Brazil, the city is one of the oldest in the country and in the New World; for a long time, it…
Historic Center of Salvador
The Historic Center (US) or Centre (UK; Portuguese: Centro Histórico) of Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, also known as the Pelourinho (Portuguese for " Pillory" ) or Pelo, is a historic neighborhood in western Salvador, Bahia. It was the city's center during the Portuguese colonial period and was named for the whipping post in its central plaza where African slaves received punishment for various infractions, as well as for disciplinary purposes. The Historic Center is extremely rich in historical mo…
Elevador Lacerda
The Lacerda Elevator (Elevador Lacerda) is a public urban elevator located in Salvador, Brazil, connecting the lower city (Cidade Baixa) to the upper city (Cidade Alta). The 72 metres (236  ft) elevator was built between 1869 and 1873; it was named after Antônio de Lacerda, director of the Commercial Association of Bahia. It was a hydraulic elevator at first; later operating by electricity since 1906. The elevator towers were renovated in 1930, in an Art Deco styling. The Lacerda Elevator h…

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Salvador tourist attractions and interesting places

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Faro de la Barra

Faro de la Barra (Português: Farol da Barra (Bahia)) is a tourist

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Farol de Itapuã

Farol de Itapuã is a tourist attraction, one of the Lighthouses in

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Dique do Tororó

Dique do Tororó is a tourist attraction, one of the Lakes in Tororo,

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Cathedral Basilica of Salvador

The Cathedral Basilica of Salvador (Catedral Basílica de Salvador),

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Salvador, Bahia

Salvador (historic name, São Salvador da Baía de Todos os Santos, in E

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Historic Center of Salvador

The Historic Center (US) or Centre (UK; Portuguese: Centro Histórico)

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Elevador Lacerda

The Lacerda Elevator (Elevador Lacerda) is a public urban elevator

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Praia de Amaralina

Praia de Amaralina is a tourist attraction, one of the Beaches in

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Mercado Modelo (Salvador de Bahía)

Mercado Modelo (Salvador de Bahía) (Português: Mercado Modelo) is a t

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Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Portuguese: Igreja

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Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport

Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (

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Chapel of the Holy Body

The Chapel of the Holy Body (Portuguese: Capela do Corpo Santo, Capela

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Paróquia da Lapinha

Paróquia da Lapinha is a tourist attraction, one of the Roman

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Parish Church of Our Lady of Pilar

The Parish Church of Our Lady of Pilar (Portuguese: Igreja Matriz de

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Hotels in Salvador

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Hotel Casa do Amarelindo

starting $94

Studio do Carmo Boutique Hotel

starting $29

Luna Bahia Boutique Pousada

starting $32

Hotel Pelourinho

starting $24

Pousada Meson

starting $19

Pousada Solar dos Romanos

starting $25

Irawo Hotel

starting $31

Hotel Sobrado 25

starting $9

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