Patio de Sao Pedro, Recife

3.8
#9 of 22 in Historic Sites in Recife
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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  • July 11, 2017
    Important site on historical, cultural and religious life of the city. Always occur, events in the city centre.
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  • July 9, 2017
    The Church is beautiful. At the time of our visit was going through some repairs, but through the gate we can get an idea of how much of your beauty decoration details. The courtyard is formed by bars and cultural equipment such as museums. Are also promoted events from time to time, as various cultural presentations. The surroundings, acessoes for attention, because they are busy, with people coming and going, leaving and entered popular trade stores. But, one afternoon and preferably with friends recifenses, is a good thing to learn more about the reef.
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  • June 25, 2017
    The site brings together tradition, architecture and culture. Various events happen there, in those Cobbles, surrounded by colourful houses where restaurants, bars and lots of music. The site is protected by the national historical patrimony. Don't miss or you'll lose a bit of the fine culture of Recife.
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  • July 18, 2017
    Multicultural
  • December 12, 2016
    Bonito local
  • July 12, 2017
    The restaurant "the thing" has the best in local cuisine, in addition to hygiene of toilets and impeccable cuisine and personalized service and cold beer.
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  • June 8, 2017
    Is a point of Recife.. very good and always has high grade cultural activities.. receives a head that has a good conversation and sharp receptivity. In the afternoon or at night.
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  • June 6, 2017
    Nice place, but it's good to be smart with the surroundings (and if you're in the yard to visit to the market is fundamental).
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