Olinda Tourism

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.

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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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  • Know the pollution level of Olinda before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 55.68 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 80.68 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 63.64 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 80.68 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 79.55 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 63.1 (High)
  • How safe is Olinda for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Olinda.

    • Burglary and Theft 55.48 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 87.84 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 91.22 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 93.75 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 71.62 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 67.91 (High)
    • Drug offense 76.01 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 28.77 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 3.38 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.97 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24.32 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 82.43 (Very High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Olinda is 77.66 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 23.58 (Low)
    • Climate Index 79.28 (High)
    • Pollution Index 73.63 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 46 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 42.03 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 60.34 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.9 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 26.26 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Olinda

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.26 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.24 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 60.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.17 USD

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