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Elevator Lacerda

Praca Visconde de Cayru | Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-170, Brazil (City Center)
(71) 3243-4030
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Ranked #51 of 139 Attractions in Salvador
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Tavira, Portugal
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121 reviews 121 reviews
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Elevator takes you to the top level of the town, cost about 5 pence in sterling. Large queue that goes down quickly, worth doing just for the fact it is there

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The beautifully restored, art deco Elevador Lacerda connects the Cidade Alta with Comércio via four elevators traveling 72m in about 30 seconds. Some 50.000 passengers make the trip every day (about 120 at a time) using four elevator. It's especially suitable for visiting of Mercado Modelo and the harbour. It is something you should do once. I wouldn't say its... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Elevator Lacerda is a fantastic facility that joins the old city with the new city. From the Pelourinho you take the ride down to access the 'new city'. The ride is fast, safe & efficient. The views from the square where you get onto the elevator are wonderful. Recommended.

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George Town, Malaysia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

When people talk about the Elevador Lacerda, it's not because of its ride, but because of the view from the square where it is located on the upper part of the city. The lift itself is nothing but a lift without a view. It's an important connection point between the two parts of the city, cidade baixa and cidade alta.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

It is an important place, because it conects the old part of city to the new one. The view is breath taking, but watch out the sellers. They are incredibly annoying and will try to make you buy their souvenirs no matter what. So, don't be afraid to sound impolite because that's the only way they understand that you are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Overrated as you are in a normal lift when you get in with no windows so there's no view to enjoy! Only 0.15 reais so very cheap though...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Elevador Lacerda connects the 'Low City' to the 'High City'. It's a massive post card-like scenario, the view is stunning and it's full of history, from its origins to its location!!! Very worth a visit. On the high city you have the Pelourinho and its historical houses and churches, and in the Low City you have the market with... More 

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Riviere du Rempart District
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Well, very beautiful view from being up, people very friendly and informative.. souvenirs very beautiful and cheap price.. lots of things to see and buy..

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Salvador, BA
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30 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

The elevator itself has nothing special, it is just an elevator. However it will take you up and you will be able to see a beautiful view. Be ready for lots of people trying to sell you stuff once you get up there. It is very cheap, only R$ 0.15 to go up and the same price to go down.

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Las Vegas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It usually crowded has a line to get on. It has nice view of the bay from the top and then you can go down to the local trade market across the street. They even have a street light you can cross with or it a place to catch a bus. I look more impressive it a elevator but the... More 

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