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Elevator Lacerda

Praca Visconde de Cayru | Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-170, Brazil
(71) 3243-4030
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Praca Visconde de Cayru | Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-170, Brazil
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(71) 3243-4030
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you can go by stairs! the view elevator is broken, and they use the back one. it is not a nice place to have pictures

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unfortunately I didn't have the $0,15 to go down with the elevator and the cashier couldn't provide change. The surroundings are interesting and the view is beautiful!

Thank Iná J
Reviewed 14 May 2017

One of top attractions in Salvador Bahia. It's elevator which takes you from port to the city. In port have Mercado modelo where they traded with slaves. Elevator need pay little. On top of elevator old city starts. Have great view on port and sea....More

Thank Jure K
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Walking in the centre of the city, we came to this touristic attraction; the view from above is worth the walk, however we did not take the lift down as the area there looked a bit in great need of renovation. the covered market had...More

Thank TerryThor
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Incredibly cheap, but they don't take dollars, so be sure to have some small bills of change in reals. It's hot and crowded and the locals will keep you moving if you try to stop and take a photo.

Thank David A
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

You have to do this simply because it's so cheap! R0.15 I had to ask the person to repeat the price because I didn't understand something in this world could be so cheap. The ice cream when you get to the top is really tasty.

Thank Monique N
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The first elevator of Brazil which was planned and built for practical reasons in order to connect the upper city with the lower city because a sharp escarpment divides its lower city (Cidade Baixa) from its upper city (Cidade Alta) by some 85 meters.

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 1 April 2017

From the Mercado Moledo you can take the elevator 85 metres up to the historical centre of Salvador. The trip is amazingly cheap.

Thank Travelling C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Beautiful view, several restaurants and bars. As well as the general tee shirt shops. Don't miss photo Op where Michael Jackson sang Man in the mirror.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 27 March 2017

WOW there were 101,000 vendors / independent tour guides / cab drivers trying to get our attention. We walked over to the famous 1873 Elevador Lacerda to go up to upper town. The elevator takes you up about 200 ft. for a fee of about...More

Thank Tommy599
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