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City break in Salvador. Active leisure ideas for Salvador - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Salvador After sightseeing, visitors to Salvador will be interested in visiting some great entertainment venues suitable for every taste. Walks in Salvador Zoo and Botanical Park (Parque Zoobotanico Do Salvador Da Bahia ) are popular among tourists who are vacationing with their children. This is a large and very beautiful zoo; the number of inhabitants is striking in its diversity. The zoo holds very interesting and informative excursions, which are sure to please the whole family. In Salvador, there is a smaller zoo, Getulio Vargas Zoo, which can be visited for free. Excellent conditions are created for visitors here. After getting acquainted with inhabitants of the zoo, everyone can walk along the beautiful garden and relax on a bench in the shade of trees. In the immediate vicinity of the zoo, there are several cozy cafes.
The museum city of Salvador is the capital of Bahia state. it is considered the most "African" city of Brazil and is one of the most densely populated cities in the country. Founded in 1549, … Open
Fans of outdoor recreation should not ignore the picturesque Dique de Tororo Park built around the eponymous artificial lake. This is an amazing place with a very beautiful design. In the park, visitors can take pictures with huge sculptures of animals or against the backdrop of chic landscapes. In the central part of the lake, there is a beautiful fountain supplemented by interesting sculptural compositions. There's no better place for romantic walks than Pituacu Metropolitan Park having a very calm and peaceful atmosphere.
Abaete Lake is extremely popular among young and active travelers as well as tourists with children. Besides numerous beaches available for recreation, there is also a variety of sports grounds, as well as a beautiful park where you can always hide from the heat. The smallest guests of Salvador will love Parque da Cidade Park offering many great playgrounds. Among the thickets of trees, there are colorful slides and swings. A walk in the park also gives a lot of impressions. Copyright
Salvador will appeal to active and curious children who love adventure, young intellectuals who appreciate the opportunity to learn new things about another culture, and beach fans. You can … Open
Salvador is sure to appeal to travelers who prefer visiting colorful markets and shopping malls. One of the biggest of them is Salvador Shopping . In addition to numerous shops, it is ready to offer visitors cozy cafes and beautifully decorated recreation areas. At the same time, one of the most popular city markets is Mercado Modelo where guests of Salvador search for memorable souvenirs. In the market, you can buy interesting handmade crafts, beach accessories, clothes and local delicacies, while a restaurant located here serves classic national cuisine. Tourists for whom it's not enough to see products presented at the main city market should think about visiting Rio Vermelho market where they can buy some great locally produced goods.
Salvador is famous for its vibrant nightlife: when darkness falls, visitors are welcome in numerous bars and nightclubs. O Cravinho Bar enjoys great popularity both among visitors to the city and local residents. It serves delicious beer and popular national treats. One local family runs a bar for many years. Fans of outdoor activities will have a great opportunity to devote their leisure to beach recreation. Interesting bus tours, hiking and cycling through the most picturesque places of the city and the surrounding areas are organized for travelers here.
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Lacerda Elevator

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In 1906 the hydraulic elevator was electrified. The last major reconstruction was carried out in the 80s of the last century. A few years ago, the unique historical lift was recognized as a landmark by the state's importance. Curious tourists visit the lift not only during the day, but also at night. At dawn, the old elevator is adorned with the beautiful lighting system. At the time of day you can enjoy the wonderful panorama of Fort Santu-Antoniu-da-Barra and the All Saints' Hill during the ascent. … Read further


From the series “The Most Magical and Picturesque Cities in the World”
For tourists the so-called "Upper City" is the most interesting. It is here that the most beautiful historical streets with colonial mansions are located. A significant part of the historical buildings today are occupied by government institutions, and in some buildings interesting museums have been opened. The historical district of ​​El Salvador is also interesting for its unique Lacerda ski lift. It connects the upper and lower levels of the city. The lift was built in 1869 and is also considered a unique historical landmark. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Salvador - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Salvador - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Salvador?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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