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Caixa d'Agua Alto da Se / Elevador Panoramico

Rua Bispo Coutinho, Olinda, State of Pernambuco 53120-130, Brazil
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
3 Nov 2017
“Great View of the City”
10 Apr 2017
“Extended view”
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Rua Bispo Coutinho, Olinda, State of Pernambuco 53120-130, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

This was a reasonably priced attraction - the cost has gone up a bit though, we paid 8 Brazilian Real for each of us - but well worth it. The view is great. Highly recommend the stop if you are walking the streets of Olinda.

1  Thank BDiekema
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Alto da Se is a long time must for visits to Olinda both for the view, buildings, atmosphere and vendor stalls (many on weekends) with sunset being a favorite time. The Caixa d'Agua access is new since the last visit in 2012. It was...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2015

We went up to check the views and they are really nice. Not so different from what you see from the other (free) "mirantes", but since it's cheap (less 2 dollars per person), we went for it.

1  Thank Fernanda M
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Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

This is a nice place to go at the end of the day to see the city and relax. There is a friendly little market where you can buy cold drinks including caipirinhas and snack on some tapioca sandwiches and other local favorites. Around this...More

Thank familygirlaustralia
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Reviewed 15 March 2015

Worth the 5 Reals to get the best panoramic view. Really the only way to see the natural area. Helps get an overview of the city and see all the colors of the ocean.

1  Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 12 January 2015

Really great views high above over everything - offers great panaromic 360 views. Don't miss this - really worth it for some great photographs the views offer.

Thank JevonAbraham
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Reviewed 7 December 2014

5 reais gets you to the top using the staffed lift. The view from up top is fantastic and the panoramic pictures one can shoot are just amazing.

Thank Jerry F
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Reviewed 4 September 2014

An old building. We didn't want to try because did not seems to safe. Also the idea to climb this thing was to see the views of Olinda which was also possible to see from many other places

1  Thank Vanessa P
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Stunning views, just about the best vantage point in the whole of Olibda, to miss it would be an absolute shame There is a lift so no worries there!

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

We thought this was just a water tower but its also a viewing tower and it was free. There is a staffed elevator to get to the top where the views are fantastic. I don't know the opening hours sorry

Thank bmarshall
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