Enjoy Vacation in Salvador – Host City of 2014 World Cup

Salvador - host city of FIFA World Cup 2014


As Betty William says, “when all else fails, take a vacation”, it proves that trip is the best medicine that can heal mental stress of a human being. So right now are you planning to go to Salvador in your holiday period? If the response is yes then this article is the most appropriate one. It will give all the detailed information about the place Salvador and the things that a tourist can do there. Salvador is the capital of the state Bahia, Brazil. Historically, this city is recognised as the ‘City of Holy Saviour of the Bay of all Saints’. It was founded in 1549 and now it is measured as the third most populous city in Brazil (after Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro) . Salvador is the heritage site of Brazil where a large number of tourist come very year.

Places to Visit in Salvador

Sao Francisco Church and Covent in Salvador is considered as the most magnificent church in the whole world. The inner wall of this famous church is designed with gold and silver metals. In some of the designs, the travellers can see the mesmerising work of the precious stones also. The design of the ceiling of this church is often contrasted to Sistine Chapel.

Palacete Das Artes rodin Bahia is a small and beautiful palace that was earlier owned by the wealthiest family of Salvador, Catharino. Now it is recognised as a museum where the famous sculptors of outside France are being kept. All total there are 62 sculptors in the museum. Some of them are The Thinker, The Kiss, Eve, The walking Man etc. The tourist can also see the four bronze sculptures in the garden area of the museum. Mam Museu de Arte Moderna is the modern art museum of Rio de Janiero that is located in the north-eastern Flamengo Park. In this museum the travellers get the opportunity to see the theatres, the school of art and exhibitions.

Ponta de Humaita is one of the attractive places of Salvador. Fonte Nova Stadium is the beautiful arena of Salvador that a tourist must see where different types of games are being played. Another place where the tourist ought to go is the llha dos Frades beach that was originally known as the island of Friars. From helicopter the shape of the island is look like a star where there are 15 points.

Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador for Brazil FIFA World Cup

Salvador Host City BannerThe first capital city in Brazil’s history, Salvador will welcome the FIFA World Cup 2014 at a new, purpose-built stadium with a capacity of 52,048. The new arena will host six World Cup matches and has been built on the site of the Fonte Nova.

Exciting Events in Salvador Brazil

Bale Folclorico Da Bahia is the only folk dance company in Brazil that is achieved a lot of esteem in all around the world. The travellers have the opportunity to see bale dance performance of 38 dancers, musicians and singers together in a stage. The traveller can even enjoy the upper and lower town of Salvador by riding in the elevator. The shopaholic travellers can go for the shopping in the Mercado Model also. New Years Eve in Salvador is always organized grandly every year.

Best Hotels and Accommodations in Salvador city

There are many inexpensive hotels in Salvador where the travellers get the luxurious facilities like Bara Turismo Hotel, Hotel Monte Rei, Hotel Pelourinho etc. These hotels provide the tourists with services of laundry, safe deposit box, computer, photocopier etc. there are many restaurants in Salvador where the travellers are being served with different sorts of Salvadoran and continental dishes. If you are planning your trip for watching FIFA World Cup Games in Salvador, early hotel booking is highly recommended.