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Igreja da Se (do Salvador), Olinda

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
Set against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by palm trees, Igreja da Se (do Salvador) is a simple but imposing cathedral, originally built in 1537. The building has suffered much over the centuries, first at the hands of the weather, which rotted the original building materials, then at the hands of Dutch invaders, who used it as a stable, until finally the cathedral burned down in 1631. The iteration of the building you will find today is the fourth reconstruction since then, and it attempts to recreate the style of the original 16th-century building. Make Igreja da Se (do Salvador) a part of your Olinda vacation plans using our Olinda trip itinerary maker.
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  • Beautiful vision. The Church is beautiful. You can get some shots in the balcony of the Church. Entrance to the balcony on the right side from inside the Church. Go in the late afternoon, qnd the tapioqueiras ride their tents in the square. Be sure to go up the elevator. Is there close.
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  • Beautiful view of the city of Olinda and Recife. Nice postcard, lovely city. The price of food and arts is quite high, but each knows how much you can spend.
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  • The Church is one of the most beautiful architectural complex of Olinda, city patrimony of the humanity. From there you have a beautiful view of the coast of Pernambuco. Recommend a visit.
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  • linda!!!!
  • Muito linda
  • Beautiful church! Full of magic and history. Safety pin!
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  • You have a very nice view from up here. The Church is nothing special, like many in Brazil.
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