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Paço do Frevo

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Paço do Frevo

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Praca Arsenal da Marinha, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50030-360 Brazil
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Cultural Tour to the Brennand Museum and Workshop
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Cultural Tour to the Brennand Museum and Workshop
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Departure to the district of Várzea, located on the west side of the city in a traditional neighborhood of ceramics from the last century, on the way we will contemplate remnants of the Atlantic Forest, first we will visit the ceramics workshop of the artist Francisco Brennand, with an area of 15 thousand square meters with several exhibitions of the artist's work.<br><br>Then we will go to the Ricardo Brennand Institute, it is a building that resembles a medieval castle with the largest exhibition of pinacoteca of the Dutch period in Brazil, a large collection of works of art in marble, among them, a Thinker of rodan, museum of wax depicting a trial and the fabulous castle in the medieval style with armor and white weapons, highlighted, the sword of King Faruque, made in gold, silver and with precious stones, after visiting, return to the hotel.
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nice place to visit in order to get a better view and historical understanding about this area's carnival
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When the word "Frevo" is mentioned in Brazil, one immediately thinks about Recife! This beautiful town is the birthplace of "Frevo", a very traditional Brazilian style of music and dance, mostly heard and seen during Carnival festivities. And Recife created, at the former
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On Rua da Guia, off Praça do Arsenal, is the building called 'Paço do Frevo', thus Palace of the Frevo. Outside the big town house, not really a palace, is written on an information board, that this was built in 1901 as office of the 'Western Telegraph Company', now defunct.
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Well laid out and attractive display. Nice café. Some English speaking staff on hand to translate. However, there isn't that much to see in the museum itself to make it worthwhile you need to go at a time when there is a music or dance rehearsal to watch so try to find out the
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Experience was very limited. The musical displays about different periods of music was very had to read - and there was so much it was overwhelming. On the 3rd floor there was a man giving a dance demonstration which was interesting. The permed ant exhibit was pictures, banners
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