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Visiting Recife, you cannot miss its newest attraction, the modern and beautiful "Museu Cais do Sertão"! At a walking distance from "Praça do Marco Zero", at the "Recife Antigo" quarter, it honors the culture, traditions and history of the "sertanejos". These men, women and children...More
This museum was opened in 2014 and is part of the old harbour rejuvenation project. It boasts many interactive displays and makes the recent history of the Sertao, an area sadly underrepresented in the Brazilian mindset, come alive. Well worth a visit.
A great place to learn about Brazilian culture and music. Lot's of interactive displays and samples of music showing how it evolved over the years. Sometimes there is live music being played in reception.
Be aware that all the information is in Portuguese but there...More
I went to this hotel when I needed to go to the USA Consulate in Recife. It is a new and clean hotel. Nice restaurant. Helpful staff. The room is confortable, but the bathroom was somehow old. But very clean.
Modern museun, with a comprehensive collection ranging from pieces from craftsmanship to the music of the region. Interesting instalations like the echo tunnel and the karaokes booth were your here all the brazilian northeastern instruments like "sanfona and zabumba" and s. There are examples of...More
Located in the heart of Recife Antigo, the Cais do Sertão Museum presents traditional aspects of the countryside everyday life in the northeast of Brazil. The life of Luiz Gonzaga, a famous regional musician and singer, works as a backbone to the main exhibition.
Unless you speak Portuguese there is no reason to visit this museum which is a shame as it is a nice new building with colourful displays.
The fact the museum uses modern replicas of old clothing, artefacts etc is also disappointing as it would have...More