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Pernambuco House of Culture, Recife
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Recife’s former House of Detention is an unusual home for a shopping mall. Craft shops, galleries, and coffee shops occupy old cells, while one has retained its original features to remind you of the building’s macabre past. As well as an outdoor food court where you can try typical delicacies of the region, you will find an internet cafe, research rooms, a theater, and the offices of various cultural organizations. Pernambuco House of Culture also plays host to a variety of events throughout the year including concerts, folklore demonstrations, and artistic performances. With our world travel planner, Recife attractions like Pernambuco House of Culture can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We were already 2 times. Very good, from p take the subway, and easy ... A lot of variety of handicrafts, sellers willing, helpful without laziness to show the goods. In the last x were even invited to stay a little longer and attend a mass in comemoraçao to 40 years the House and eat a cake. Unfortunately it did not p stay, but the will was great! Worth knowing!
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  • Stop to learn a little of our culture through craftwork, food, clothing anyway, cultural presentations more. Don't forget to include in your travel package a stop at House of culture.
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  • If you're visiting Recife, take a day to meet the House of culture. There's a lot of crafts, bolo de rolo, locker room. And you can still take several pictures. Recommend!
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