Carnival: starts on Wednesday and ends on the morning of the following Wednesday. The trios elétricos (bands on moving trucks) move around the city playing axé and carnival music and are followed by party-goers and their dancing groups.
Lacerda Elevator: this elevator interconnects the 72 meters from the Tomé de Souza square uptown to Cayru square downtown, transporting around 28 thousand passengers a day in 30 second trips.
Pelourinho: historical and architectural buildings in the city center. It is a large open-air mall that offers countless artistic-musical attractions and bars, restaurants, boutiques, museums, theaters, churches and other monuments of great historic value.
Bahia Art Museum: the Museum offers in its collection objects acquired in auctions and bought from traditional Bahian families, door in original wood of a house in the Historic Center, tile panels imported from Europe and the art gallery with work from masters of Bahian art.
Bonfim Church: point of gathering for Catholics as well as of followers of candomblé. The church has one of the most popular rituals in the city: the Senhor do Bonfim ribbon, which must be wrapped around the wrist and tied with three knots, representing three wishes that will only come true when the ribbon falls off.
- City Hall of Salvador: http://www.pms.ba.gov.br
- Official tourism site of the city of Salvador: http://www.emtursa.ba.gov.br