GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Lower City is the coastal area (bathed by the Bay of All Saints) of the city of Salvador. It is a relatively narrow plain, linked to the Upper City by the Lacerda Elevator. The main economic activities of the region are port and commercial.

FABIO'S REVIEW

Red-Visiting

The main purpose of the Lower City is to connect you to the Upper City through the "Elevator Lacerda". All tourist goodies are in the Upper City, except for yet another Portuguese fortress, the Sao Marcelo Fort, that you can reach by boat.

LOCATIONS EXPERIENCED

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ELEVADOR LACERDA

Elevador Lacerda is the world's first urban elevator, an historic art deco elevator with scenic views, connecting the upper & lower parts of Salvador located in the city of Salvador, in Bahia.

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FORTE SAO MARCELO

São Marcelo Fort, formally known as Forte de Nossa Senhora do Pópulo e São Marcelo, is located in Salvador de Bahia, on small bit of land off the coast in the Baía de Todos os Santos.

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MERCADO MODELO

Mercado Modelo is a popular market featuring 250+ shops selling a variety of arts, crafts & souvenirs, plus restaurants.

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MONUMENTO À CIDADE DE SALVADOR

It is said that the artist of the Monumento à Cidade de Salvador intended to show the union of two moments, of two situations: the old and the modern would be together as the upper city and the lower city of Salvador.

ELEVADOR LACERDA

Fabio's LifeTour - Brazil (2015 April-June and October) - Salvador de Bahia - Lower city - Elevador Lacerda - 9142 cover

Elevador Lacerda is the world's first urban elevator, an historic art deco elevator with scenic views, connecting the upper & lower parts of Salvador located in the city of Salvador, in Bahia.

FORTE SAO MARCELO

Fabio's LifeTour - Brazil (2015 April-June and October) - Salvador de Bahia - Lower city - Forte S¦o Marcelo - 2616 cover

São Marcelo Fort, formally known as Forte de Nossa Senhora do Pópulo e São Marcelo, is located in Salvador de Bahia, on small bit of land off the coast in the Baía de Todos os Santos.

MERCADO MODELO

Fabio's LifeTour - Brazil (2015 April-June and October) - Salvador de Bahia - Lower city - Mercado Modelo - 8191 cover

Mercado Modelo is a popular market featuring 250+ shops selling a variety of arts, crafts & souvenirs, plus restaurants.

MONUMENTO À CIDADE DE SALVADOR

Fabios-LifeTour-Brazil-2015-April-June-and-October-Salvador-de-Bahia-Lower-city-Monumento-à-Cidade-de-Salvador-8664-cover

It is said that the artist of the Monumento à Cidade de Salvador intended to show the union of two moments, of two situations: the old and the modern would be together as the upper city and the lower city of Salvador.

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