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Elevator Lacerda

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A landmark of Salvador is its 'Elevador Lacerda', which connects the Tomé de Sousa Square in the upper town with the 'Praça Cayru' in the Baixa, the lower town. Opened in 1873 as a hydraulic lift it is considered to be the first urban elevator...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank saronic
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ! Thanks for rating, review and for visiting our city. We are working to make the elevator even more attractive. With investment in public security, inspection, infrastructure and services. We await you here .. Follow our social networks: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia and salvadordabahia.com City Hall...More

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend dragged me here to show me Brazil’s first elevator. Highlight was queuing up, doors shut, elevator went down, 10 seconds later doors open and we walk out. Blew my mind!More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ! Thanks for rating, review and for visiting our city. We are working to make the elevator even more attractive. With investment in public security, inspection, infrastructure and services. We await you here .. Follow our social networks: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia and salvadordabahia.com City Hall...More

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Elevador Lacerda is one of Salvador's most knows attractions. It is a link between lower city and higher city. You can ride the elevator and skip the journey to climb their 'ladeiras'. I went there on a Tuesday on a low season and instead of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brunosilva1992
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ! Thanks for rating, review and for visiting our city. We are working to make the elevator even more attractive. With investment in public security, inspection, infrastructure and services. Thanks again for the remark, we are waiting for you here .. Follow our social...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

It’s one of the recommended site to view the port and sea in Bahia It’s next to souvenirs shops but might not be the cheapest place to buy stuff so just compare. It’s located south of the pelourinho pathMore

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KhuramM
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ! Thanks for rating, review and for visiting our city. We are working to make the elevator even more attractive. With investment in public security, inspection, infrastructure and services. Thanks again for the remark, we are waiting for you here .. Follow our social...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Was very excited to visit the market when I went to Salvador do I took my daughter and my friend from Scotland and we really got very disappointed, was nothing different or excited to buy. I really don't recommend was a wasted of time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aurelia N
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Gerente at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Hello Aurelia, thank you for your visit to Salvador. You are always welcome to the city. @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Usually is very fast, but sometimes it is busy and we have to wait in the queue. It is 2 minutes to get at the upper city and it is a close no glass elevator, so nothing exciting about the ride itself, but the view...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LucieneSalvador
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ! Thanks for the rating, comment and the visit to our city, it is really an incredible place, beautiful landscape and quite important in the history of Bahia and Brazil, we look forward to your return. Follow our social networks: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia and salvadordabahia.com...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

This iconic elevator is certainly worth the 15 centavos for a trip up or down. The terrace views at the top are worth more than that!More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank suhzee
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ! Thanks for the evaluation, for the comment and the visit to our city, it is really an incredible place, beautiful landscape and very important in the history of Bahia and Brazil, we look forward to your return. Follow our social networks: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

You must visit the Elevator if you are touring the area. It's a landmark, and really very functional for getting a person from point A to point B. It costs money, 15 centanavo. Probably equal to about 5 cents. Kind of strange that it costs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Gerente at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Hello Martine Courant, The Elevador Lacerda is one of the main postcards of Salvador, it has four cabins, which take seconds to transport its visitors between the high and low cities. The view he provides only when it strikes the high city, is also the...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018

You go to the upper or lower part of the city center for 15 BRL cents. In the upper part, it has a wonderful view of the marine and lower city center.More

Date of experience: July 2018
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Gerente at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Hello Romulo, the Lacerda Elevator is one of the main means of transportation for the soteropolitan and tourists, which connects the upper city to the lower city and actually has a beautiful view of the Bay of All Saints. Welcome to Salvador! Siga Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Nice place, I thought that it was a view open window elevator, no it's just an elevator. Nice views from the terrace before entering. It's only 0,15 reales so you must carry coins, it's easier. When you've exit the Lacerda Elevator you could cross the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Guillex13
DITUR S, Gerente de relações com clientes at Elevator Lacerda, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

At the time of its construction, there was no concept of panoramic elevator, and now it can't be changed because it's historical patrimonium, that's why it doesn't have an open view. Thanks for your comment and evaluation, we hope you can visti our city again,...More

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