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Address: Praca Rio Branco, Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Cultural center of the city

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Barrington, Illinois
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Los Angeles, California
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153 reviews 153 reviews
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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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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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Calgary, Canada
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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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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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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
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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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Address: Address: Praca Rio Branco, Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Recife

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