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It takes only 20 seconds to be taken in this unique (Lacerda Elevator) from the uptown to the Praça Cairu in downtown of Salvador da Baía, the state capital of Bahia.

You travel more than 70 meters in one of the tallest public elevators in the world.

Poruguese Jesuits settlers installed the first manual rope-and-pully elevator around 1610 to more easily transport goods and passengers from this important port to the settlement.

Elevador Lacerda is an Art Deco masterpiece and Salvador da Baía largest landmark.

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Additional Photos by Rui de Camposinhos (ruisc_pt) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1875 W: 134 N: 2688] (11090)
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