Iguatemi is a business-friendly neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants and bars. The beaches and parks showcase the area's natural beauty. Iguatemi is a great home base for exploring the greater Salvador area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.
Sightseeing around Iguatemi
Some top attractions include the area's museums and monuments. At Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado, Afro Brazilian Museum, and Museum of Sacred Art, you'll learn about local culture. Monuments like Sao Francisco Church and Convent of Salvador, Cathedral of Salvador, and Rio Blanco Palace honor the area. Terreiro de Jesus, Se Square, and Nossa Senhora de Conceicao da Praia Church are well-known local landmarks. Create some family memories at Salvador Zoo.
Shopping, swimming, and taking a tour are a few popular activities in the area. Soak up some sun at Paciencia Beach, Ondina Beach, and Pituacu Beach. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Costa Azul Park, Garden of Allah, or Dique do Tororo. For retail therapy, consider Iguatemi Shopping Mall, Itaigara Shopping Mall, and Salvador Shopping Mall, and seek out the perfect souvenir. A visit to Fonte Nova Stadium, Lapa Shopping Mall, or Mercado Modelo won't disappoint either.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra, Museum of Modern Art, and Jesus da Barra. You can also head to Bahia Convention Center, Sao Bento Church and Monastery, and Castro Alves Square.
Getting around Iguatemi
Learn about your options for water transportation at the marina.
Salvador (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.) is the closest major airport, 10.2 miles (16.4 km) from Iguatemi.