Caixa d'Agua Alto da Se / Elevador Panoramico, Olinda

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Observation Deck
Opened in late 2011, Caixa d'Agua Alto da Se / Elevador Panoramico is an old water tower transformed into an observation deck offering 360 degree panoramic views. An elevator takes you 20 meters (66 feet) up from which you can clearly see the cities Olinda and Recife, the harbor, lighthouse, the different shades of the blue sea, and even the reef. Access is controlled, taking only a few people at a time, but the short queue is worth the wait. Caixa d'Agua Alto da Se / Elevador Panoramico serves as a great introduction to the historic city of Olinda. Make Caixa d'Agua Alto da Se / Elevador Panoramico a centerpiece of your Olinda vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Olinda tourist route planner.
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  • The view is great but I think we have an opportunity to have the same vision of other places in Olinda. I think it was the only place in Olinda where we pay to see the view ... is not expensive but ....
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  • The elevator was built on the water tower building right at the top of the Cathedral-Olinda. Upstairs serves as Lookout, it's worth waiting in line to go up, because the landscape is beautiful, especially on sunny days. I don't remember the value of the climb, the more I know you have times that are for free. Who comes to Recife and Olinda has to visit the alto da Sé, worth, is a beautiful place, surrounded by history and culture.
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  • The elevator isn't always running, but the details of the structure and construction of the combogos during the ascent is quite interesting. The visual, the highest point in Ólinda is breathtaking. Dai you understand why the name of the city. ...
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