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The imposing Igreja da Sé was originally built in 1537...
Museums & Galleries
This museum is housed in Olinda’s former Episcopal Palace, built in 1676...
The Museu do Mamulengo has a unique and surprisingly interesting collection of over 1000 pieces devoted to the traveling puppet shows called Mamulengos, an authentic popular tradition of the Northeast.
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).
This church was built by an African brotherhood in the 17th century. Frescoes painted by slaves were revealed here during a recent restoration.
Head down Rua Saldanha Marinho to look at the restored 1613 Igreja NS do Amparo .
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