Convento de São Francisco
Igreja da Sé
The imposing Igreja da Sé was originally built in 1537. Burnt in 1631, it has been reconstructed four times since, most recently from...
Associação dos Condutores Nativos de Olinda
While in Olinda you’ll no doubt hear the offer ‘Guia!’ (‘Guide!’). The best guides are those accredited by this local guides...
Igreja NS do Carmo
Praça do Carmo is overlooked by the recently restored Igreja NS do Carmo (1580).
A great way to start an evening is with a tasty tapioca snack and a beer or caipirinha from the myriad tapioca stands and food stalls...
Rua de São Francisco 280 · interesting places nearby
Convento de São Francisco information
This is a large structure containing the 16th-century Igreja NS das Neves and two later chapels, with rich baroque detailing and lovely azulejos (Portuguese ceramic tiles).