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“Best thing in Recife!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Instituto Ricardo Brennand

Instituto Ricardo Brennand
Alameda Antonio Brennand | Várzea, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50741-904, Brazil
+55(81)2121-0352
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Ranked #1 of 110 Attractions in Recife
Type: Art Galleries, Libraries, Parks, Museums
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Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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“Best thing in Recife!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I can't belive that this precious place is not widely known in Brazil. When I went to Recife, I had never heard of it. Only when I got in the city, the taxi driver suggested us to stop by. I got truly amazed from the very begging. Everything is so well taken care of! Aside from the content of the museum itself, the structure of the castle is amazing, I had never seen anything quite like that in Brazil. There is a very beautiful scenery and it's a relaxing and peaceful location. Best thing to do in Recife by far!

Visited June 2011
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Langley City, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“NOT TO BE MISSED!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

This is the most amazing find in a tropical city. A private collection of medieval weapons on display in a minature castle. The Art Gallery filled with 17th century Dutch paintings of the "Dutch era" in northeastern Brazil is most impressive!

Visited March 2012
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“Best museum in Recife”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

A foundation built by the Brennand family has very interesting works of art and very nice gardens and good coffee shop.

Visited December 2011
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a Dutch vieuw frm Spain
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“an absolute MUST.!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

if you are NOT a Brasilian, a visit to such a museum is considered an absolute must,
as it shows in a clear way ALL origin of Brasil ancestors in the last 400 years.
It is a fine example how a modern museum, filled with origin Europe acient culture is trying to explain its roots to proud 2012 Brasilians. How fortunate Brasil was with such a fine Art-collector, mr. R. Brennand. You will spend a few hours in an quiet atmosphere far away from daily madness in Recife.

Visited February 2012
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“once in a lifetime experience !!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

wow !!! dutch painters down there !! no to be missed stuff !!!

Visited February 2012
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