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Address: Alameda Antonio Brennand | Várzea, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50741-904, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(81)2121-0352
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Amazing place to visit with all your family. It is easy to get there, parking available and a great opportunity to immerse in Brazilian History through pictures, arts, statues and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Recife, PE
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Recife, PE
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Amazing place to visit with all your family. It is easy to get there, parking available and a great opportunity to immerse in Brazilian History through pictures, arts, statues and incredible collection of weapons and armatures, including for dogs and horses. You will have a surprise to find a medieval castle in northeast of Brazil. I have been there at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is an amazing collection of a lot of things, but the surroundings, the beautiful park alone is worth the visit. The restaurant is excellent.

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Recife, PE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you have enough time in Recife, you should visit this oasis in the city. Specially interesting for people how like collections, and those who would like to take a break from beach and the city.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I couldn't say enough about my granduncle, who built this wonder and gifted the city with this marvellous attraction. I am very proud both as a family member, and as a citizen !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

What makes this place great is not only the collections but the whole environment. The castle is surrounded by a large green area with cool statues and roaming ducks - it's a beautiful location! The collections displayed indoors are also vast with lots of unique items - the wing with the weaponry and armors was the highlight for me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I've visited this place some 16 years ago with my family in Brazil. It's an excellent attraction to get involved in cultural brazilian life.......if I can remember:-)))))))........getting old and having visited many places, sometimes I forget some essential points to mention. But I remember the entrance of this place with many trees.....the several rooms with historical facts.....I loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a really beautiful and interesting place in Recife. A gorgeous museum to preserve part of Brazil's history..... It's really deserve a visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

An interesting idea. A beautiful place to visit and a nice collection of art. And for those who like these things a nice collection of swords and knifes among other thing. A medieval castle experience (sort of...)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you have a day to spare and if you are not comparing this museum to similar museums in Europa (like I'm doing), then it could be a highlight of your trip and the silence and beauty of the complex give a relaxing brake from Brasils buzzling, horning city! Personally I didn't realy get a 'wow' feeling in this museum,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The place is worth visiting because the area is beautiful, but it is hard not to think about how rich 'the family' is in comparison with the rest of the population. So much inequality is hardly justifiable. On top of that, the 'collection' is a big fat joke.

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