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Recife Antigo, Recife
(4.2/5 based on 5,500+ reviews on the web)
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 ventured in the historic center of Recife on a public holiday, then with almost all shops closed and few people. Of these I've seen some bad guys and if it weren't for the police on the spot I guess already the end that I did ... On the recommendation of a COP I headed in a safer area as the square of the Marco Zero, but it's a real shame not to turn freely without the fear of being attacked in a few moments. Problem that unfortunately affects most big Brazilian cities.
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  • A very beautiful place, located in the oldest part of the city of Recife. Instead there are several attractions such as ground zero and the sign with the name of the city. In addition to a space with handicrafts. Pretty much everything
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  • Good place, with many different cuisines, but we have to take certain precautions, such as security, etc ... well ventilated, great place to enjoy a good rpato, sport. ... etc ...
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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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