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Instituto Ricardo Brennand

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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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In a way, this is the most un-Recife place in Recife. And yet, if you enjoy art and history mixed together, you can learn so much about Recife here. We went through all 3 of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

In a way, this is the most un-Recife place in Recife. And yet, if you enjoy art and history mixed together, you can learn so much about Recife here. We went through all 3 of the main buildings -- the cavernous initial gallery which seems to have seasonal exhibitions, the middle permanent gallery focusing on Recife and Brazil, and the... More 

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Praia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Instituto Brennand is located bear a not so attractive area of Recife. When I got there, it looked like an Oasis. You are welcomed by a beautiful promenade with palm trees side by side. The ehibitions are beautiful and allow the viewers to get immersed in an ancient time and place. Definitely a place to visit while in Recife.

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Baton Rouge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

So much to see in addition to the beautiful grounds. They had swords and chastity belts on display! Worth a visit if you are in the area!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I very beautiful castle with an amazing collection of weaponry. The sculptures are impressive and so is all the art and history you find here. It's a nice place to kill about two hours. It is best to take a taxi to and from especially if you are leaving the area when it is dark out.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I've been in museums all over the world, but never saw anything like this. In the middle of a very beautiful place, a medieval castle and three amazing exibitions ; an enormous collection of swords, knifes and other weapons; and there is a nice restaurant and a good snack bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If you love art, go there! It's a beautiful site. There's a lot of amazing works from several different artists. It's very worth it to visit. And it's cheap. The food there is expensive though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

a amazing place full of art and history. You need to arrive early, because it takes 3 hours to visit with tranquility, without run. Is highly recommended you need to go just after lunch, or lunch at restaurant that exist on the place ($$$)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This place is not a museum, but a private collection. A beautiful collection actually! Everything is beautiful, the building, the exhibitions, the gardens etc. Thumbs up to the Frans Prost exhibition and the Chinese sculptures in ivory is breathtaking! Really really impressive. However, the reasons why I don't rate this place excellent, first, it's because the rooms with the medieval... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The istitute looks like a caste in the midle of the city, the exposition is also very interesting and there is guides whom will explain the significance of the pieces in there. My opinion, just the place is so beuatiful that is already worth

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We have our holiday in Recife so we decided to visit this place because of all these positive comments and our interest as well. I can not say that it is difficult to aapproach it via public transportation - just take the bus 440 from Boa Viagem. The surroundings of the museum is very bad. We met a girl who... More 

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