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Beautiful Colonial Square

I visited the Republic Square as part of a shore excursion from Recife. This is a beautiful square... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
2torontotraveller
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Toronto, Canada
Definite yes if you like history

If you are interested in history, this plaza is an important stop in Recife. Tthe Santa Isabel... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
J W
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New York
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

I visited the Republic Square as part of a shore excursion from Recife. This is a beautiful square with a nice park and three major colonial buildings, the Governor's Palace, the Santa Isabel Theatre and the Palace of Justice. These buildings stand out as a...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

If you are interested in history, this plaza is an important stop in Recife. Tthe Santa Isabel theater designed by a French engineer, the Governor's Palace, the Dutch influences, the tribute to the revolutionaryies of 1817, the Greek statues (Ceres Flora, Diana etc) and much...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

The architectural complex has many public buildings with great examples of the constructions made in the effervescent times of Recife. Now it is a bit run down, but still displays some of its jewels of that era. A nice place to walk and wonder around,...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

There are three beautiful and historical buildings: The Court of Justice (19th Century), The House of State Government (early 20th Century) and a Theatre (19th Century). These buildings surround a very beautiful park, which should be better treated, but, nonetheless, is still very nice. The...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you go, remember that the place is a working city center too........ The gardens are beautiful with european influence in the design, and the design of the buildings too. The governor´s palace and the other govenment buildings that are still in use are well...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2014

This sector is also part of the old city center and has lots of historical buildings and gardens. Part of the government buildings it had been preserved more than the rest of the historical center

2  Thank Fabiano F
Reviewed June 10, 2014

My favourite view from the Old Recife. Here you can see beautiful old buildings and special ones: Governor palace (Palacio do Campo das Princesas), Justice Palace (Palacio da Justiça), Santa Isabel Theatre (Teatro Santa Isabel) despite the beautiful garden with the fountain in the middle,...More

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