Olinda, a colonial city, is full of calm little streets. The Franciscan convent of São Francisco has a church and a chapel, and features 'azulejo' tile pictures depicting scenes from the life of Saint Francis of Assisi. The praça da Sé, and its view over the coast, are a veritable feast for the eyes. In the evening and at weekends, the inhabitants tend to get together on this square for a drink and ...
The convent and its church are very important colonial monuments in Brazil
Contemplators really enjoy the Praça da Sé and its view over the coastline.
Inside is a church and a chapel. Its azulejo paintings represent scenes from the life of Saint Francis of Assisi.
The modern city and the old centre are completely contrasting.
A bucolic setting for a stroll in the city.
Late afternoons and at weekends, the locals tend to get together on this square for a drink, to ahve something to eat and to listen to music.
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