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Recife Antigo, Recife
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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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  • I went with my students to visit the reef and they loved it. The only thing that is desired is the security issue, you need to be very careful with the pickpockets who are everywhere, unfortunately. Many tourists visit the place and sometimes are surprised.
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  • I went in one day to Sunday so I found a lot of the shops shut, what not facilitated finding what you were looking for
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  • Very interesting. Just be careful with the people on the street trying to charge for everything! Worth a visit in the craft market of Pernambuco
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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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