On a visit to Recife you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Recife. These places are what Recife is all about. These must see places in Recife will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Alameda Antonio Brennand, s/n - Sao Joao - Varzea, Recife - PE, 50791-904, Brazil
01:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Ricardo Brennand, was a British descended Brazilian collector and businessman, who began to amass a collection of arms and armoury from all over the world in 1940. Much later, he grew interested in art and artefacts relating to Dutch colonial Brazil. In 2002, his collection was made into a fascinating museum in a Tudor-style castle complex of 77,00...
#2 of 10 Must See Activities in Recife | Added 885 times in trip plans
Propriedade Santos Cosme e Damiao, S/N - Varzea, Recife - PE, 50740-970, Brazil
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Did you know ceramic making can make you famous even in this date? It worked for Francisco Brennand, widely considered as one of the world’s best. 11 kilometres out of Recife, this complex is dedicated to the man’s life work, and is nothing short of mind-boggling in its inventive nature and scope. Painting, mosaic tiles and sculpture &n...
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Rua Floriano Peixoto, s / n - St. Anthony, Recife - PE, 50020-060, Brazil
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
This former prison, completed in 1857 in Imperial Classical style, is now one of Rencife’s foremost landmarks. Once the prison was shut down in 1973, the building’s architectural value led the establishment of the House of Culture here. Today, the former cells are almost entirely taken over by individual shops, associations and eateries...
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R.do Apolo, 181 - Recife, PE, 50030-210, Brazil
The port at Recife Antigo was once the busiest in all of the Americas. It’s where the Portuguese initially settled in the 16th century, and later, the Jewish community. Today, it is at once the city’s most important historical centre, and the site of the city’s night-time debauchery, full of excellent bars and nightclubs. During t...
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Boa Viagem, Recife
The liveliest, most exclusive neighbourhood in Brazil also has one of the continent of South America’s most visited beaches - Boa Viagem beach. The beach is 8km long, with white sands, crystal clear waters, and thousands of daily visitors. The entire beach is lit up at night too, so it’s never really empty. Unfortunately, the beach has ...
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Av. Alfredo Lisboa, s/n - Recife, PE, 50030-150, Brazil
This extremely pretty square, also known as Ground Zero, is where the Portuguese founded Recife in 1857. Kilometre 0 is marked with a plaque. Elegant and grand historic buildings surround the square on three sides; the vast oceans spread out to the horizon on the fourth.
Sights at the square include:
The bust of Baron of Rio Branco by Felix Charpe...
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Av. Republicado Libano, 251 - Pina, Recife - PE, 51110-160, Brazil
09:00 am - 10:00 pm
This upscale shopping mall is the 3rd largest commercial enterprise in Brazil. It’s stuffed full of luxury brands, both international and national. Eat, shop, catch a movie or just hangout. This is about as good as malls can get. In the centre of the mall, there’s a panoramic lift.
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Av. Alfredo Lisboa, S / N - Recife, Brazil
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Luiz Gonzaga, was a singer-songwriter known as the King of Baiao, and his muse was dear to much of Brazil – the Pernambuco North eastern Hinterlands. The permanent interactive exhibit in this museum explores rural and country culture as Luiz Gonzaga saw it. Opened only recently, it’s already wildly popular with people, thanks to its exc...
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R. Sao Bento, s/n - Varadouro, Olinda - PE, 53020-080, Brazil
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
This Baroque religious complex, now a UNESCO world heritage site, dates back to the earliest date of Portuguese colonisation in Brazil. In the 17th century, the place underwent some serious redecoration – gilt valances, rosewood railings, paintings of the life of St. Benedict, rich furniture – and by the 19th century, was one of the ric...
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R. Guide, sn - Recife, PE, 50030-360, Brazil
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Frevo: Derived from the Portuguese world ferver (to boil), Frevo refers to the wide range of music and dance styles from the Recife area – dances for the Carnival. This is such a big deal in the city, that there’s actually a museum/cultural centre for it – the Paco do Frevo. The centre focuses on activities, progress, transmission...