Recife Antigo is well known for its flourishing cultural and arts community as the home to many artists, musicians, and writers in "Old Recife." This historical section retains much of the original 16th-century Dutch infrastructure such as its buildings, canals, port, and defenses. A good place to begin your stroll along this historic old town is from the Marco Zero square where many of the old warehouses and iconic historical buildings are under renovation. You can shop at the elegant stores, peruse the art galleries, and dine in one of the many restaurants that have striking views of the Capibaribe River. With our world travel planner, Recife attractions like Recife Antigo 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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  • The area of old Recife for a walk to the end of late is wonderful ride for everyone at ground zero the historic photo with the view of the brennand sculptures, the dock port q was renovated and transformed into power and entertainment areas with bars , has the craft, where they are exposed for sale, rentals, sculptures and decorative arts that reflect a bit of popular culture. All accompanied by a cool breeze and the view of the sea.
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  • I took a stroll through old Recife with a friend from there. Churches, historical buildings and sights abound, but there is so much renovating. The heat is penis isespecially hard to take, but it's a ride worth. Oh, and at night the place is very Bohemian.
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  • Nice place to enjoy the distinctive architecture with Dutch touch on bridges and on the pier with wealth in retirees gastronomy, museums in addition to the cultural presentations at the end of the week.
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  • The coffee is incredibly. The place is amazing.
  • Experimente o milkshake de brownie e zere a vida!!
  • I really like the place and coffees, but the waiters took to much time for place the service.
  • Best place in the island to spend the entire afternoon.
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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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