Recife’s former House of Detention is an unusual home for a shopping mall. Craft shops, galleries, and coffee shops occupy old cells, while one has retained its original features to remind you of the building’s macabre past. As well as an outdoor food court where you can try typical delicacies of the region, you will find an internet cafe, research rooms, a theater, and the offices of various cultural organizations. Pernambuco House of Culture also plays host to a variety of events throughout the year including concerts, folklore demonstrations, and artistic performances. A visit to Pernambuco House of Culture represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Recife travel route planner to plot your vacation.
Tours to Pernambuco House of Culture
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Pernambuco House of Culture Reviews
Muitas lojas de artesanato! Local ideal para comprar presentes e se presentear. De fácil acesso, todo decorado! Os lojistas atendem bem. more »Many craft shops! Ideal place to buy gifts and gift. Easily accessible, all decorated! Shopkeepers serve well.
Lugar dentro de uma antiga cadeia, por isso se torna diferente a visitação... como as selas do térreo são ocupadas por comerciantes locais, é um lugar legal pra comprar bugigangas e souvenirs more »Place inside an old jail, so it becomes different the visitation... As the ground sadlets are occupied by local traders, it is a cool place to buy trinkets and souvenirs
P Old jail that has been turned into a handicrafts market. Each cell is a different booth. Nice range of products including standard souvenirs, clothing, liquor, wood products, etc.
A former prision turned into a cultural centre? Wonderful and poetic.
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