Salvador is known as the “cultural capital of the country, home to big names in the arts scene. The city spends more on tourism, which is recognized as an important activity, especially in regard to the exploitation of the arts, natural beauty and cultural heritage.
The streets of the historic center carry tourists to the early history of Brazil.
During visits to the site, you can learn with the help of guides on the colonization of the city for the first time in the country. Several churches and museums complete the structure of this district, in the past, was the official point of the torture of slaves. The city stands out historically as well, because the main port in the southern hemisphere until the eighteenth century.
Bay has always had a beautiful coastline, taking in account that has the highest number of beaches in the country. Therefore, nature has been generous in the 50 km of coastline that are in Salvador, in addition to the natural beauty is as vast as one’s own expense. With so many beaches, it is easy to explain why the city is so sought after by lovers of water sports.
In Salvador, the divers are ideal for space exploration. Besides the natural underwater beauty, the city has the highest number of accidents recorded in Brazil. Some remains of old boats just a few meters from the beach, accessible to beginners in diving explorers.
Those who prefer the excitement, you can visit the ships operated, located in deep water, even in the Bay of All Saints. The waters reach, on average, 26 C, which promotes the practice of various sports. In walks by the sea, we can see people practicing windsurf, kitesurf, surf beyond itself, which has a field favorable in almost all the beaches in the capital. Other sports that are encouraged in the city, as Sandboard, a suitable space in the dunes.
In most urban areas, you can witness the delta wing, leaving the top of Ondina, a large area of environmental preservation, to protect the area botanical Zoo which is about 18ha, which draws attention of visitors by the variety of species. The ecological reserve in San Bartolomé and Pituaçu Pirajá, with respectively 425 and 1550 inhabitants, who also filled the eyes of nature lovers.
The wealth of the city can be seen in every corner. Joy, creativity, musicality, rich folklore and culture are inherent to the Bay. Visitors arriving in Bahia are always welcome, because in this state, all are white, blacks and Indians. Therefore, Salvador is the capital of diversity, and potential, the largest tourist destination in the country.
How to get there?
The Basic Regulations 101 and 116 to connect the rest of the country, Bahia. These roads pass through of Feira de Santana, which runs 107 kilometers from Salvador, through the BR-324.
The capital of Bahia is served by the lines of the road almost all Brazilian states.
All Brazilian airlines offer daily flights to Salvador throughout the capital, or even other countries. There are several weekly flights to 18 cities abroad, 13 countries and 3 continents.
Dozens of cruise ships calling at Salvador, especially during the summer.
We recommend a trip to the capital of culture in Brazil, is best done in groups to get out towards the evening and prevent theft.