If you like history and architecture this is the right place for you. The old buildings, churches and monuments are everywhere and you can enter some of them and even count with some guides explaining it's history.
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This is a Super City to walk around and just stop here and there for a Drink or Review the Artwork - Fantastic
We spent about two hours in Olinda and wish we had more time to spend there. It was just as Carnival was preparing to start so the stores and streets were decorated which made this colorful little area even more fun. Olinda sits on top...More
This was a refreshing upgrade from downtown Recife, which we found unappealing. Take a 10 minute taxi up to this hill town and wander down the quaint streets and artsy shops. We spent about two hours here and enjoyed the visit. Carnival was happening and...More
Many tiny streets, brightly painted houses and buildings, faded glory of churches. I suggest that you go with a guide to learn more and not get lost!
There are a lot of churches - some are open in the morning for visits, some are closed the whole day. Unfortunately the majority of the churches are in a bad shape - are in need of major renovations
This part of the city is so beautiful and colorful, every little house with a different color, really nice to see.