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Recife Antigo

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Address: Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil

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Nice Place in Recife

Pro Tip is: come on Sunday 2 pm - open end :), nice and friendly People, local Attraction, great Food, cool Beer and many Music....you can by little handmade thinks

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pro Tip is: come on Sunday 2 pm - open end :), nice and friendly People, local Attraction, great Food, cool Beer and many Music....you can by little handmade thinks

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went down with some friends around midnight on a Saturday and grabbed some street food & drinks. Every area had some type of different music and the place was packed. The area we were in was quite dirty and old. Interesting but I wouldn't recommend it at this time of night unless you are looking to tie one on... More 

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Pernambuco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome place where can have an amazing view of the Brennand Sculptures Park. There are also many nice restaurants and museums near there.

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Thank taludo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

When you visit Recife Antigo or old Recife you're beginning a journey in time. First sinagogue of the america's, invasion from Dutch, Portuguese colonization. Beautiful buildings, lots of restaurants and live shows.

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Macomb, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I love the Rua do Bom Jesus! Especially Sunday afternoon and early evening during the artisan fair. There's live music and food stands too. Midday we were there during the week and had lunch as well.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Take time for a walk, visit the museums, have a regional fruit juice and a tapioca or a cold bear while you look the old houses and the river.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Very nice and interesting place, with the old buildings, the crafts markets, the new restaurants zone, the park of the sculptures. Do not miss it!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Recife Antigo (Old Recife) makes a pleasant setting for an afternoon walk around. It has an interesting assortment of building styles and street layout. If you park in the multi-story car-park you will find a extensive bookshop and cafe (Livraria Cultura) and shopping centre tastefully build to blend in, before setting foot into the ancient... In this area there is... More 

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Barendrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

The old town of Recife is undergoing some much needed restoration. It is worth a visit especially if you can combine with boat ride (catamaran) that can show you the interesting and 'victorian' waterfront places. Some architecturally interesting pieces can be found one or two blocks from the waterfront. Some nice dining places can be found on the waterfront.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

one of those buildings you just have to go in to enjoy. Great refurbishment to its original glory. Along the downtown walk and bus stop right by.

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