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Recife Antigo, Recife

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Historic Walking Area
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. Arrange your visit to Recife Antigo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Recife using our Recife vacation route planner.
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  • A wonderful place to stroll with several restaurants and bars. With a commercial center with handicrafts of the region with affordable prices and varieties. Beautiful landscapes. On Sundays has plenty of attractions. Recommend!!!
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  • The reef is a place that you can't miss to meet! Apart from the beaches, is one of the few landmarks of the city. In addition to bars and restaurants scattered around, you'll find museums, works of art, a beautiful view of the sunset and the houses that is a priceless attraction (photo). Sundays have a fair with crafts and food. If the "Malakoff Tower is opened up, the view is beautiful.
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  • Recife is a historic town very little preserved, especially your courtesy and your architecture. A shame.
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  • Café muito caro!
  • Experimente o milkshake de brownie e zere a vida!!
  • Best place in the island to spend the entire afternoon.
  • I really like the place and coffees, but the waiters took to much time for place the service.
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