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Recife Antigo

Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Great city for a nice break

Recife has an historical city center, nice to walk around and to see the old, partly restored... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
rw2018
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Nice place, a lot of history.

This old city is a place that have been renovated from the year 2000. In some building, such as... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
Luis M
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Novo Hamburgo, RS
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Recife has an historical city center, nice to walk around and to see the old, partly restored buildings. Friendly atmosphere, friendly people. Nice restaurants.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This old city is a place that have been renovated from the year 2000. In some building, such as "cais do Apolo", it was stablished a Tech Park, "Porto Digital", with many companies getting in, and more than 10.000 employees.

Thank Luis M
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

This place is good for walking and people gather here.. sit and enjoy .. good breeze in the late evening.. and also you can take pic with the big letter showing Recife..

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed looking around this area with many fine old buildings and lots of history. However, this is a working part of towm and much is run-down. Its not easy ro find your way around and you really need a guide. Some parts did not...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Recife antigo is full of attractions. Parts of it has been recently renovated. There are many options of good restaurants and bars at night as well as cultural events.

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is a great area to stroll around, take photos, and buy some souvenirs. Great restaurants in the area too. You can take a photo by the giant star in the sidewalk.

Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The architecture is amazing here. This is a must-do for your visit to Recife. The colours are so vibrant and there's something to see around every corner.

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Walking around Recife Antigo is one of the best thing to do if you want to visit places that show the meaning of the city. The district is full of museums, gallery arts, vintage architecture, bars, coffee shops and everything affordable. I strongly recommend.

Thank Leonardo M
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

The old part of town (by which we mean almost 500 years old) tells the story of Recife's earliest organized European influences, notably Dutch. It's well preserved, even to constructing a design center around part of the old walls and buildings. Building styles and colors...More

Thank Lisa D
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

An excellent place for a weekend walk. Lots of restaurants, bars, street life, museums. Don't miss Paço de Frevo and Cais do Sertão, nice museums to visit. There are also ateliers and art galleries, and a very nice place for regional handcrafted works in the...More

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Elsie F
14 July 2017|
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Response from Ana Maria B | Reviewed this property |
É um lugar lindo mas não é seguro caminhar no bairro, a noite é deserto. Mesmo durante o dia é mais seguro andar em grupos e em lugares abertos e com mais pessoas. Evitar lugares desertos.
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