Salvador City Information

Largo do Pelourinho in Salvador Bahia

Salvador Bahia is another large city, with a population of around 3.7M.  The city was the original capital of Brazil and one of the first cities in the "New World".  It is known for it's parties, out going people, carnival parades, beaches and beautiful weather.  There are over 30 miles of beaches, and many hotels are found along the water front, giving beach front access to their patrons.  The waters are calm and ideal for swimming, underwater fishing, and scuba diving.  There are also open sea inlets with strong waves, ideal for surfers.    Children can great swimming areas where reefs surround some beaches creating natural pools of stone.  The local cuisine is spicy and based on seafood, with many dishes using coconuts.  The main airport is Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (SSA).

 

Carnival in Salvador Bahia
Carnival in Salvador Bahia
Abrolhos National Park
Abrolhos National Park
Placaford Beach
Placaford Beach
Porto da Barra Beach in Salvador Bahia
Porto da Barra Beach in Salvador Bahia
Itapuã Beach - Salvador Bahia
Itapuã Beach - Salvador Bahia
Itapuã Beach - Salvador Bahia
Itapuã Beach - Salvador Bahia
Farol da Barra Beach in Salvador Bahia
Farol da Barra Beach in Salvador Bahia
Modelo Market in Salvador
Modelo Market in Salvador
Castro Alves Square
Castro Alves Square
Micareta de Portão
Micareta de Portão
Senhor do Bonfim Church in Salvador Bahia
Senhor do Bonfim Church in Salvador Bahia
Aclamação Palace in Salvador Bahia
Aclamação Palace in Salvador Bahia
Itapagipe Peninsula
Itapagipe Peninsula
Ilha de Madre de Deus
Ilha de Madre de Deus
Xisto Bahia Theater
Xisto Bahia Theater
Vila Velha Theater
Vila Velha Theater