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Marco Zero

Address: Praca Rio Branco, Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Ranked #8 of 159 things to do in Recife
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks

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Recife, PE
2 reviews
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Calgary, Canada
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153 reviews 153 reviews
101 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The local architecture is amazing! Base on French style Rococo. Sad that many of the buildings are not been restored as consequence are falling apart. The place is not very well clean as the entire city of Recife. People are the worst enemy of the public service. They are not well educated enough to just keep the garbage and put... More 

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Brazil
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26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This place, Marco Zero, is the mark where the city has began. All around is very interesting to visit. The view is fantastic, you may take very nices pictures from them. You may also take a boat from there and make a tour in that area, it's really beautiful. If you are in Recife, it's a must. Have a nice... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Nice view from there. You see an Island with outdorr exhibition, old buildings and some other interesting things.

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Recife, PE
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Marco Zero is the most symbolic place to visit in Recife. Really beautiful, it is a place that you can visit with family, friends, solo, or even in couple. Its atmosphere is really nice. It is where the city has begun, so everybody have already gone there once and knows where it is. Another good point is that it is... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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31 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Its a nice place to visit for some hours, is close to the ocean so it can be little windy but is nice a summerday when the sun is high. Close to Marco Zero you have recife Antigo, the old city. Also a nice place to visit. Bouth places is nice also at night than many bars and shows open... More 

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Cairns
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We walked pass and had to come back when my map said that this was the Marco Zero. The surroundings are interesting with old buildings in different stages of repair/disrepair. I would have being disappointed if I had made it a destination, but it was nice as part of our walk.

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London, United Kingdom
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124 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

It's a nice enough place, by the coast as well so nice and open. But apart from having a look at it, there's not much else to do in the area. But it's not far from some more of the historic neighbourhoods so it's okay for a short detour.

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