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Recife Antigo

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Address: Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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The antique Recife help you go back in time to the Portuguese invasion. Old buildings, churchs, very colorfull. Go visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The antique Recife help you go back in time to the Portuguese invasion. Old buildings, churchs, very colorfull. Go visit!

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

Same review here as for Marco Zero... the community needs to add more resources and make this a happening place for all rather than the malls

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Best place to have a caipirinha is the worst looking bar on the street.... I did a caipirinha test at 5 bars where the bands play at night. The best was served in a plastic cup in a beat down place!!! it was wonderful and the music at that distance was just the right volumen! Really nowhere is good to... More 

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Paris- France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Because olinda is so close to Recife, people tend to forget about recife. Town center is pretty, and difuses somewhat of nostalgic memories of Portuguese colonisation. Hésites, We stayed during the carnaval and had a great time wallking at night downtown.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Recife has a lot to offer for tourists - lots of museums - lots of ancient churches - I have blogged about Recife in my personal blog - check it out here: http://kpari080.tumblr.com/post/114577691350/recife

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South America
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I went With a friend to recife. Our plan was to go to OLinda and porto de galinhas. We didn't want To skeep Recife. So, we stayed a night and we visited and walked around the center during the day. And unfortunately, we didn't feel safe. The atmosphere, the people around... Better not to stay late outside Also, the historical... More 

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Sidney, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The architecture is the typical colonial architecture, nice and "historic", but the government should clean the pavement and also keep this singular place in a better condition.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

New options for food and drink, and great view from reatored docks. A must-go place when visiting Recife.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

You could easily spend more than a couple of days immersing yourself in the life of this historic district. What is so wonderful to see both on an architectural and sociological level is the foresight to maintain the historical nature of this area while bringing it forward into modern usage. A case in point is the Paco do Frevo Museum... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Antigo is the place where it all happens in Recife. Most of the museums are there, lots of places to eat, different markets and busling events including the best parties during the world famous carnaval! It's not a very big nabourhood so you can easily explore it by walking or using the bycicle stations if you have a smartphone app!... More 

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Address: Address: Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Recife

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