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...
Museu de Arte Sacra de Pernambuco
This museum is housed in Olinda’s former Episcopal Palace, built in 1676. It was closed for restorations during our visit, but it...
Associação dos Condutores Nativos de Olinda
A Fábrica Bar
This large, fun, popular, semi-open-air bar near the seafront has music of some kind every night it's open, including live samba from...
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Lonely Planet review
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).