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We went there on a Sunday afternoon and we were surprised to see the festivities ! When we asked what the celebration was for , we were answered that it was Sunday and people do celebrate every Sunday !
Here Recife was born! The Ground Zero! Its official name is "Praça Barão do Rio Branco", but it is mostly known as "Praça do Marco Zero" and is located at the "Recife Antigo" quarter - the real heart of Recife! The square and adjacents areas...More
The spot in Recife, where one will probably find most tourists is the Marco Zero Square. Surrounded by a windrose in various colours is a round bronze plaque, which marks 'kilometer 0', from where all distances in the state of Pernambuco are counted. People are...More
Mark Zero is the centre of town, but there isn't that much to see or do. Surprisingly, the fancy-looking big gift / art store had the best prices around, so we were glad we came and stayed for more than just the photo op with...More
Nicely restored square on the old docks which are being turned into modern place to go out, have a meal or a stroll in the old city district if Recife; hope they will restore more buildings in the neighborhood