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Patio de Sao Pedro, Recife

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Architectural Building
Patio de Sao Pedro (Saint Peter's Square) sits in front of the Cathedral of Saint Peter of Clerics, surrounded by historic buildings in an assortment of Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese styles, that speak of Recife's rich colonial history. As you explore the surrounding area, you will pass many cafes, bars, and restaurants, with tables spilling out onto the streets, perfect for whiling away an afternoon in the company of friends. To visit Patio de Sao Pedro and other attractions in Recife, use our Recife travel itinerary maker.
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  • When you go to the reef, be sure to visit the courtyard. A site that brings together history, architecture, culture. Be sure to go on Black Tuesday. An event done by the Unified black movement and the city of Recife, where every Tuesday gather groups of the most genuine black culture of Pernambuco. Not to be missed.
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  • Very beautiful church, but without conservation as most of the historical buildings of the town and a shame to see all deteriorating.
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  • Architecture of old Recife. It is worth visiting the memorial of Chico Science and Luís Gonzaga memorial, both located in the courtyard of St. Peter. Avoid going to night, memorial works during the day only.
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  • Ponto histórico da cidade!
  • Local que representa a resistência da cultura negra e dos movimentos afros do Recife!!! A Igreja de São Pedro dos Clérigos e um rico conjunto de casario completam o Pátio. No Carnaval é um dos pólos culturais da festa!!!
  • Lindo local
  • Bom para passear com a família, levei meu bebê de seis meses e foi muito legal!
  • Igreja muito bonita em estilo colonial. Aconselho ir de dia, à noite é um tanto esquisito.