Basilica and Convent of Nossa Senhora do Carmo, Recife

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It's no surprise that the vast majority of accommodations in Recife crowd around the city's long expanses of shorefront. Consider the southern coastal neighborhood of Boa Viagem for instant access to miles of vibrant beachfront, the prime location for locals and tourists alike to make the most of the sunshine. As well as high-end hotels and beach resorts, you can opt to stay in a range of fun, budget hostels, thanks to Recife's ever-growing popularity among backpackers. If you want something a bit quieter, look to the nearby historical town of Olinda, just 6 km (3.7) north of the city center. From there, you can easily make day--or night--trips to Recife proper.
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  • lovely church. Couldnt explore much inside as a service was taking place but looked pretty. Not the best church i visited but still worth a look if you're exploring the area  more »
  • An amazing example of Brazilian barroco it is unfortunately in bad shape ! Nonetheless you should stop by to have a look at some fine examples Of braizilan religious art !  more »
  • No need to go crazy about not missing this and that in Recife. Quite the contrary, take a walk while downtown and wherever your feet take you there may be something worth a second look, unless you're ...  more »
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  • Wonderful!!! Love to see that kind of building. Show what the man can do with care and dedication. If you like this kind of sacred art, perfect to visit. Recommend a guide ... He makes the visit more enriching in May.
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  • Beautiful church. Looks imposing and majestic. It is an icon of Recife.
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  • Blessed be God.
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  • Every year I'm the procession, Church very pretty inside and out
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  • The Basilica through the restore process, the central door is the Holy door in the Jubilee celebration of divine mercy.
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