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  • The Upper City in Salvador
    The Upper City in Salvador
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  • The Lower City in Salvador
    The Lower City in Salvador
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  • The besch of Salvador
    The besch of Salvador
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    The city of Salvador

    by georeiser Updated Aug 27, 2010
    The city of Salvador

    Favorite thing: Salvador is the capital city in the state of Bahia and the fourth largest city in Brazil with a population of 3 mill. people. It is also the center of the Afro culture in Brazil. Salvador was the major port of African slave trade in Brazil during 17th and 18th centuries. Just like it is in Lisbon and Maputo.

    Fondest memory: The Upper city is built on a hill about 70 metres above the lower City. A pedestrian lift was built in 1873 to make it easier for the people to move between the two areas. The elevator is in daily use and carries more than 50,000 passengers. Two newer cable lines, Plano Inclinado Goncalves and Plano Inclinado Liberdade have also been built to link the two areas.

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    Policia Judicial

    by K-nalla Written Jun 19, 2007

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    Favorite thing: If you are like many tourist that came into Brasil and their stay visa is about to expire, do remenber the policia judicial also closes for carnaval. Its located by the docks, safe to walk to from the 2nd plano inclinado.

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    How to choose the correct bloco for Carnival

    by IIGUANA Written Nov 27, 2003

    Favorite thing: Recomendation on how to choose the correct bloco:

    What we did, is that we wanted the bloco with the best girls. The entrance and clothing were sold at a shopping mall (Barra Shopping), and we just asked every single beautiful girl where were they going. We made a list, add up 1 point for every girl, and the bloco with the most points was the winner! Of course, you can always have your own "choose topic".

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    The Upper City in Salvador

    by georeiser Written Aug 27, 2010
    The Upper City in Salvador
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    Fondest memory: The Upper City in Salvador (Cidade Alto) is the historical part of Salvador with old Portuguese architecture.

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    The Lower City in Salvador

    by georeiser Written Aug 27, 2010
    The Lower City in Salvador
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    Fondest memory: The Lower City in Salvador (Cidade Baixa) has the commercial and financial center, the harbour and the beaches.

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