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Marco Zero

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Address: Praca Rio Branco, Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: 8134242845
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Marco Zero is literally the place where the city of Recife started. It is beautiful, with the amazing Park of Sculptures in front. A good place to sit and enjoy the view of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Praia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Marco Zero is literally the place where the city of Recife started. It is beautiful, with the amazing Park of Sculptures in front. A good place to sit and enjoy the view of the river, to eat something bought from a street vendor and generally relax.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Once you are in Recife, you got to visit Marco Zero! It's a very interesting concept, and if you like skateboarding or rollerblading, it's a nice atmosphere to do some exercise. Also, it's near to several historical buildings in Recife Antigo. It's also very cheap to get to the other side of the river right in front of Marco Zero,... More 

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Philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I'm so happy that this area is finally beginning to realize its potential. It's an amazing collection of historical buildings and most are still in ruins. But, the few that have been restored are just wonderful. And the area along the port has really come to life, with several nice restaurants and a terrific craft market. I'm very, very happy... More 

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Belem, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Zero Mark of all distances of the State of Pernambuco (Recife is your capital). The place is your star to visit old Recife on foot (use soft clothes, cap or hat and a bootle of water, because even on winter is hot). From there you go to Cultural Center of the "Caixa" (Brazilian Public Bank), center of craft and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

They are trying to revive this part of the old Recife and doing a good job with free concerts every last Sunday but need to do more

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Barrington, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It is just a neat place to visit. The center of the old city and some good history to boot. Recommend going to the artisans store right next to the plaza

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The city started here, nowadays you get a couple of city ops as well as you are near most of the old city center attractions.

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

Amazing. This the mostly of fun in the city center. A ancient traditional arcquithecture heritage from the netherlands people

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Looks like a place where lots of things happen in old town Recife. They were preparing for a big event in the evening, but we couldn't stay.

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Ghent, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Around carnaval time, hollidays, festivities this is mostly on of the main squares. And in Brasil that means good fun and a good idea going there! If nothing is going on, it's just a square connected by 5 roads ( nicknamed as hand) with some nice buildings but nothing special. From here you can also take the little boats to... More 

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