Elevador Lacerda

Currently Closed
  • Address: Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-170, Brazil
  • Timings: 05:00 am - 12:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +55-7132434030
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Monument

Dubbed as the world’s first urban elevator, the Elevador Lacerda covers around 72m in just half a minute. Installed in the 17th century to manually transport goods from the port to the settlement using ropes and pulleys, it was ‘electrified’ in the 20th century. When you’re riding the elevator, be sure to notice the arches of the Câmara Municipal, the erstwhile city hall.

Experience the thrill of world’s first urban elevator while you’re on your trip to Salvador. The Elevador Lacerda covers around 72m in just half a minute. In order to explore the attraction, the best way is to buy Elevador Lacerda tickets from the ticket counter itself. In order to get a guided information about the history of the first urban elevator, you can also opt for the Elevador Lacerda tours. By booking the Elevador Lacerda tour tickets, you can get enlightened with the efforts that went into making this incredible elevator.

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  • Elevador Lacerda Address: Centro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-170, Brazil
  • Elevador Lacerda Contact Number: +55-7132434030
  • Elevador Lacerda Timing: 05:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Elevador Lacerda Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Elevador Lacerda(preferred time): 08:00 am - 11:00 am
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  • 90.29% of people who visit Salvador include Elevador Lacerda in their plan

  • 47.92% of people start their Elevador Lacerda visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Elevador Lacerda

Monday, Thursday and Friday

61.7% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Elevador Lacerda

People normally club together Museu Da Cidade and Church Of Our Lady Of The Rosary Of The Blacks while planning their visit to Elevador Lacerda.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • The biggest experience of having a deep cultural immersion in the core of Brazil's first founded capital. Salvador, a city of the freedom.

  • The elevator is worth every cent of the 15c it costs to ride. More importantly are the remarkable views and sunsets you get from the observation decks nearby. Stunning views of the ports below and the sky lights up with golden brilliance - outstanding

  • Nice view from the top but the elevator itself has no interest

  • Nice place to see the Ocean from cidade alta.

  • I didn’t find this too interesting. Nice views but the windos for example really dirty and hard to take pictures. But it’s located nearby other Salvadors attractions, so why not to visit.

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