Olinda Walking Tour: Explore Brazilian Art and Culture

Tours & Sightseeing in Olinda

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This tour is offered by Visit.org, the world's leading platform for social impact travel experiences. Revenue from this experience will be reinvested in our local partner org ICEI Brasil, which aims to promote the capacity, autonomy and inclusion of communities by contributing to the sustainable processes of economic and cultural exchange. • Explore the city of Olinda from an artistic perspective while supporting agro-ecological projects and local partners. • Visit the cultural hubs and historic mansions of the UNESCO World Heritage city. • Witness the local way of life and meet two local artists as you explore.
This unconventional walking tour will lead you through the streets of Olinda with the unique perspective of the arts. Your guide will take you to visit two local artists, including craftsmen, musicians, and religious representatives of Afro-Brazilian origins. During the walking tour, you will explore the cultural corridors of the city, located in the surroundings of Olinda Historic Centre, as well as the districts of Guadalupe, Bonsucesso, Varadouro and Amaro Branco. Visit the mansions and historic buildings that give Olinda the title of a UNESCO World Heritage City. The tour shows you the daily life of Olinda locals as you walk the city streets, enabling a cultural exchange between tourists and residents. Understand why the city is considered a symbol of popular culture, with its cultural diversity and the spontaneity of its people and its artists. Olinda is considered the first Brazilian capital of culture, and the center of the famous Carnival celebration.Tour revenue is invested in supporting local partners and funding local programs, such as agro-ecological projects. 

What’s included

  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks