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Why Salvador? The city has an energy and unadorned beauty that very few cities can ...
match. Its colourful centre is a living museum of 17th- and 18th-century architecture and gold-laden churches and the Pelourinho neighbourhood is a historic heart, with cobblestone alleys, large squares, colourful buildings and brilliant baroque churches. Wild festivals happen almost on the daily, with drum corps pounding out rhythms that are impossible not to move to. Elsewhere in town, a different spirit flows, there’s nowhere else in the world where the culture of those brought as slaves from Africa has been preserved so well as it has been here– from music and religion to food, dance and martial-arts traditions. And to top all of this, a gorgeous coastline lies right outside the city. Come and see its magnificence for yourself.
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Interesting information about Salvador

Key Facts about Salvador

Population: 2,712,000

Time zone: +7h. (GMT -3)

Region: Bahia, Salvador

Currency: BRL (1 BRL = 0.1825 USD)

Salvador quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.5

4.5 (2 reviews by our former students)

universities: 4 (rankings of universities in Salvador)

High season: September

Low season: January

Average course price per week (High season): 1,250 €

Average course price per week (Low season): 294 US$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:50* (50% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:33* (67% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:41* (59% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Brazil average):25.21 BRL (20% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type N
  • Residential voltage: 127 V / 220 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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Public transportation in Salvador

Weather in Salvador

Climate Table
Midday Temperature
Night-time Temperature
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec68 °F70 °F72 °F74 °F76 °F78 °F80 °F82 °F84 °F86 °FTemperature in °F
Hours of Sunshine
Water Temperature
80.6 °F80.6 °F80.6 °F80.6 °F80.6 °F78.8 °F75.2 °F75.2 °F75.2 °F77 °F78.8 °F78.8 °F

Arrival Airport

Salvador International , Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães (SSA) - 20 km. from Salvador city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 30 minutes, 25,00 BRL, 80 minutes.

Main stops: Salvador Airport, Praca da Sé

Taxi: 57 BRL, 25 minutes drive to city center of Salvador

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