Seminario de Olinda, Recife

4.5
#10 of 22 in Historic Sites in Recife
Seminario de Olinda is located in Recife. Put Seminario de Olinda into our Recife travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Recife.
Create an itinerary including Seminario de Olinda
map
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
48 reviews
Google
3.0
TripAdvisor
  • December 8, 2016
    OLINDA - Na Church SEMINAR. Ms. da Graça 9 am to 12 pm and from 14 to 17 hours in 1535 Duarte Coelho founded the shrine of Na. Ms. Graça to offer it to the religious of the order of Santo Agostinho, but these did not accept it. Instead came the Jesuits than in 1551 and made a building inspired by the Church of São Roque in Lisbon. After the fire in the city in 1631 the temple was recovered by the Jesuits and in the Arch of the chapel there is an inscription dated 1661 probably indicating the end of reconstruction. With the expulsion of the Jesuits in 1760, it was abandoned and at the beginning of the century the Bishop Coutinho became 19TH seminar. It is a very simple temple built at the highest point of the city and the view of the city from here is one of the favorite tourist postcards. The classic style of the building has been preserved until today being the best witness of Jesuit architecture from the 16TH century of the Brazil next to the seminar you can find all the building complex of the convent of São Francisco and the great cross of stone.
    View original
  • December 7, 2016
    A place with architecture that shows a lot about the rustica it was the city of Olinda. A peaceful place to visit and enjoy a bit of religious contemplation.
    View original
  • October 30, 2016
    Seminary on the square. The place is visited by tourists, and accordingly here await their local merchants offering watercolors with these places. As well as a place with stunning views of the Olindu.
    View original
Google
  • October 27, 2016
    Good
    View original

Plan your trip to Recife

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Recife

It's no surprise that the vast majority of accommodations in Recife crowd around the city's long expanses of shorefront. Consider the southern coastal neighborhood of Boa Viagem for instant access to miles of vibrant beachfront, the prime location for locals and tourists alike to make the most of the sunshine. As well as high-end hotels and beach resorts, you can opt to stay in a range of fun, budget hostels, thanks to Recife's ever-growing popularity among backpackers. If you want something a bit quieter, look to the nearby historical town of Olinda, just 6 km (3.7) north of the city center. From there, you can easily make day--or night--trips to Recife proper.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Recife by other users

30 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Recife BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: March, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Recife BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Brazil & Bolivia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Recife BY A USER FROM TUNISIA December, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Recife BY A USER FROM BRAZIL September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Recife, Porto de Galinhas & Barra de Sao Miguel BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: November, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Recife BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Recife BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Recife BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: January, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Recife BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL December, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans