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Caixa d'Agua Alto da Se / Elevador Panoramico

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“For the views and the architectural concept !”
Nov 3, 2017
“Great View of the City”
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Rua Bispo Coutinho, Olinda, State of Pernambuco 53120-130, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the top of the tower to check the views over the city of Olinda , the sea and the high rises of Recife . The architecture also influenced the great Le Corbusier and the architects who participate in the design of Brazilia...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank belleretraite
Reviewed November 3, 2017

This was a reasonably priced attraction - the cost has gone up a bit though, we paid 8 Brazilian Real for each of us - but well worth it. The view is great. Highly recommend the stop if you are walking the streets of Olinda.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank BDiekema
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The Alto da Se is a long time must for visits to Olinda both for the view, buildings, atmosphere and vendor stalls (many on weekends) with sunset being a favorite time. The Caixa d'Agua access is new since the last visit in 2012. It was...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank LitoralSul
Reviewed May 28, 2015

We went up to check the views and they are really nice. Not so different from what you see from the other (free) "mirantes", but since it's cheap (less 2 dollars per person), we went for it.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank femorbon
Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice place to go at the end of the day to see the city and relax. There is a friendly little market where you can buy cold drinks including caipirinhas and snack on some tapioca sandwiches and other local favorites. Around this...More

Thank familygirlaustralia
Reviewed March 15, 2015

Worth the 5 Reals to get the best panoramic view. Really the only way to see the natural area. Helps get an overview of the city and see all the colors of the ocean.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Margaret C
Reviewed January 12, 2015

Really great views high above over everything - offers great panaromic 360 views. Don't miss this - really worth it for some great photographs the views offer.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank JevonAbraham
Reviewed December 6, 2014

5 reais gets you to the top using the staffed lift. The view from up top is fantastic and the panoramic pictures one can shoot are just amazing.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank 1jerryfaria
Reviewed September 4, 2014

An old building. We didn't want to try because did not seems to safe. Also the idea to climb this thing was to see the views of Olinda which was also possible to see from many other places

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stunning views, just about the best vantage point in the whole of Olibda, to miss it would be an absolute shame There is a lift so no worries there!

Date of experience: June 2014
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