Olinda (Portuguese pronunciation: [oˈlĩdɐ]), is an historic city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, located on the country's northeastern Atlantic Ocean coast, just north of Recife and south of Paulista. It has a population of 389,494 people, covers 41.681 square kilometres (16.093 sq mi), and has a population of 9 inhabitants per square kilometer. It is noted as one of the best-preserved colonial cities in Brazil. Olinda features a number of major tourist attractions, such as a historic downtown area (World Heritage Site), churches, and the Carnival of Olinda, a popular street party, very similar to traditional Portuguese carnivals, with the addition of African influenced dances. Unlike in Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, in Olinda, admission to Carnival is free. All the festivities are celebrated on the streets, and there are no bleachers or roping. There are hundreds of small musical groups (sometimes featuring a single performer) in many genres.Wikipedia
This warm abode of Olinda is a delightful place to visit in Brazil. A gripping city on its own right, Recife also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Recife for its bountiful attractions like Instituto Ricardo Brennand, Recife Antigo, Boa Viagem on your trip to Olinda. A vacation to Olinda can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.
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