Itapua is a walkable, relaxing neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants and bars. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its natural features. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the sea, beaches, and gardens. Hotels in Itapua provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Salvador area.
Sightseeing around Itapua
The local historic landmarks will impress, as will other attractions. At Dom Bosco Theater, Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado, and Afro Brazilian Museum, you'll learn about local culture. Swing by Sao Marcelo Fort, Our Lady of Monte Serrat Fort, and Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra to learn about local history. Itapua Lighthouse, Vinicius de Moraes Square, and Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim are well-known local landmarks. Salvador Zoo provides enjoyment for the whole family.
This area attracts visitors for its sports. Fonte Nova Stadium is a great place to catch a game or event. Itapua Beach, Jaguaribe Beach, and Pituacu Beach are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Abaete Park, Abaete Lagoon, or Pituacu Metropolitan Park. A visit to Villas Boulevard Shopping Mall, Estrada do Coco Shopping Mall, or Salvador Shopping Mall won't disappoint either.
Some of the area's most popular sights are Sao Francisco Church and Convent of Salvador, Museum of Modern Art, and Jesus da Barra. Ipitanga Beach, Bahia Convention Center, and Garden of Allah are other must-sees.
Getting around Itapua
Salvador (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.) is the closest major airport, 2.8 miles (4.5 km) from Itapua.