Salvador in the state of Bahia is located in the north-east of Brazil. The metropolitan area has a
population of 3½ million people. It’s another coastal City that is acting as a host for the 2014 World Cup.
The City is divided in to 2 parts, the high and the low city. The City has a huge African influence in its culture influencing it’s music, cuisine and architecture. It exports include chemicals, fuel, minerals, paper, cocoa, car production, and soya beans.
It’s located 809kn from Recife, 4529km from Manaus, 1457km from Brasilia and 1629km from Rio de Janeiro.
The metro system for the City of Salvador is limited, and still under development. There will be plenty of buses running from various parts of the City to the stadium. The public transport guide can be downloaded in pdf format at:- http://www.copa.transalvador.salvador.ba.gov.br/images/Folder_Transalvador_Bilingue%20A3.pdf
The Itaipava Fonte Nova Arena
Address: Ladeira da Fonte das Pedras – Nazaré, Salvador – BA, 40050-565
Getting There: Buses.
Eating and Drinking: Check out the Pelourinho area of the City.
Club side: EC Bahia
Some facts: 94 toilets, 40 bars and snackbars, and 2,500 car parking spaces,
World Cup Games at the Stadium
|June 13th||8pm||Spain 1||Netherlands 5||Group B|
|June 16th||5pm||Germany||Portugal||Group G|
|June 20th||8pm||Switzerland||France||Group E|
|June 25th||5pm||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Iran||Group F|
|July 1st||9pm||Winner Group H||Runner-up Group G||Round of 16|
|July 5th||9pm||Winner Match 51||Winner Match 52||Quarter-finals|