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Se Cathedral, Olinda

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web
The stunning mix of Renaissance, Baroque, and Ionic architecture of Se Cathedral demonstrates why Olinda is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Inside, a guide will explain the rich history of the church while you examine the Portuguese decoration tiles, gilded alters, and painted panels. You will also see the tomb of Dom Hélder Câmara, the beloved former archbishop. From the top of the church's two towers, you get a wonderful view of Olinda, the ocean, and the port of Recife. Around the cathedral, you will find local artisans peddling their wares. Try the tapioca, a delicacy well loved by the locals. To visit Se Cathedral on your trip to Olinda, use our Olinda vacation planner.
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  • The Church is beautiful and has a wonderful view of Recife and Olinda. For those who like to photograph, is sure to take lots of pictures!
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  • walk through the historic center of Olinda and in the evening go to Cathedral da Sé to appreciate the visual with a tapioca.
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  • Very nice Cathedral, with an exceptional vesta from the side balcony, where you can see all the churches and the city of Olinda and Recife
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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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