Guided Walking Tour in Salvador

salvador walking tour

Explore the essence of Salvador, Brazil, on a captivating 2.5-hour walking tour. Traverse through time as you discover the poetic legacy of Castro Alves, the cinematic brilliance of Glauber Rocha, and the spiritual heartbeat of the Primeiro Terreiro do Brasil. Ascend to new heights aboard the Elevador Lacerda and embrace panoramic vistas of the city. This journey weaves together history, culture, and inspiration, offering an unforgettable exploration of Salvador’s soul.

General information

Price / 25USD

You can pay online


English & Spanish



Starting time

10:00 hrs


2 hours 30 minutes

Included / excluded

2 hours guided walking tour

A tour guide

Gratuities (optional)

Food and drinks

Full description

Explore he vibrant streets of Salvador, Brazil – a city that pulsates with history, culture, and the echoes of its illustrious past. Embark on a captivating 2.5-hour walking tour through the enchanting streets, as we unveil the hidden treasures and iconic landmarks that have shaped the very essence of this mesmerizing city. From literary legends to cinematic marvels, from sacred grounds to soaring elevators, this journey is a feast for the senses and a celebration of Salvador’s rich tapestry.

We begin by immersing ourselves in the poetic universe of Castro Alves, a brilliant 19th-century poet whose verses echo through time. As we wander through charming streets and quaint squares, listen to captivating tales of his life and works. Discover how his passionate words ignited the flames of abolition, setting the stage for a brighter future.


Our trail leads us to the footsteps of Glauber Rocha, a cinematic visionary whose groundbreaking films transcended boundaries. As we traverse the artistic landscapes that influenced his creativity, explore the connection between his innovative spirit and Salvador’s artistic scene. Uncover the tales behind his masterpieces and the echoes of his influence on contemporary cinema.

Salvador’s history is woven with threads of spirituality, and our next stop is no exception. Delve into the sacred aura of the Primeiro Terreiro do Brasil, the oldest Candomblé temple in the country. Feel the harmonious blend of African and Brazilian traditions, as we learn about the rituals, beliefs, and the profound cultural heritage that still thrives within these walls.

Ascending to new heights, we arrive at the iconic Elevador Lacerda – a symbol of Salvador’s vertical connection between the upper and lower parts of the city. As we ride this engineering marvel, relish in panoramic vistas that unfold before your eyes. Admire the sprawling cityscape, the shimmering waters, and gain a unique perspective on Salvador’s urban evolution.

Throughout this journey, let the tales of luminaries and visionaries paint a vivid picture of Salvador’s evolution – a tapestry woven with passion, struggle, and inspiration. Our 2.5-hour walking extravaganza is a celebration of the past, a homage to the present, and a spark for the future. Join us as we traverse time, immerse in culture, and explore the beating heart of Salvador, leaving no stone unturned and no story untold. Are you ready to embark on this unforgettable adventure? The streets await your curiosity.

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Cine Glauber Rocha,our starting point is Praça Castro Alves also called Praça do Povo, it is in the central area of Salvador near the Lacerda elevator, you can arrive by bus, app or taxi.

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.