Olinda Tourism

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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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Facts and Stats for Olinda*

  • Pollution Statistics in Olinda

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

    • Air Pollution 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 81.25 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 77.08 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 64.58 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 77.08 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 59.09 (Moderate)
  • Olinda: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Olinda for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Olinda.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 91.28 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 94.77 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 96.95 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 76.74 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 82.32 (Very High)
    • Attacks 66.28 (High)
    • Drug offense 82.56 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 26.74 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 2.91 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.86 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 88.37 (Very High)
  • Living in Olinda - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Olinda is 75.43 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 22.91 (Low)
    • Climate Index 80.36 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 73.04 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.33 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 50.66 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 56.03 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.39 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 34.13 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Olinda

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.4 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.67 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.21 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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