Maragogi : Discover Recife and Olinda , full day city tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Olinda

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Discover whit this low cost and private tour, Recife, the capital of Frevo. Arriving in Recife, Boa Viagem Beach is a balanced mix of nature and modernity, on one side the sea and just behind the buildings.The former prison built in the mid-19th century, currently houses the House of Culture, a beautiful arts and crafts center.In Olinda, you'll see houses, cobblestone streets and countless slopes, as well as ancient churches like the São Bento Monastery, Igreja da Sé and Misericórdia. Absolutely worth seeing is the House of the Giant Dolls, one of Olinda's landmarks. A visit to Alto da Sé, and to the places where one of the biggest carnivals in Brazil takes place, enchants even the most inattentive visitor. For all its charm and cultural value, since 1982 it has been included in the list and declared by UNESCO "Historical and Cultural Heritage of Humanity".
Know some of the places visited on Recife & Olinda Tour!  Boa Viagem Beach: is about 7 km and is located in the center of the urban area of Recife. The low tide forms several shallow natural pools with warm and transparent waters. In addition, it has an excellent infrastructure with kiosks, bike path, jogging track, showers, volleyball and tennis courts.House of Culture: the building belonged to the old detention house of Recife, which was deactivated in 1973. Three years later, plastic artist Francisco Brennand and architect Lina Bo Bardi restored the place and transformed it into what it is today. Recalling that the construction of the place is dated to 1850.House of the Giant Dolls: We talk in Olinda that you will surely remember: the giant dolls, symbolic figures of the Pernambuco carnival. In this place you can see more than 60 dolls made in honor of characters like Alceu Valença, Michael Jackson, Chacrinha, Ayrton Senna, Rita Lee, Lampião, Tim Maia, Silvio Santos, Pope Francisco, among others.Alto da Sé: Among the attractions of Alto da Sé is the beautiful sunset and the Duomo Church, built in the seventeenth century in Baroque architecture. Moreover, it is possible to see the craft market.

What’s included

  • Professional private driver guide
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Private tour

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities