Recife Antigo is well known for its flourishing cultural and arts community as the home to many artists, musicians, and writers in "Old Recife." This historical section retains much of the original 16th-century Dutch infrastructure such as its buildings, canals, port, and defenses. A good place to begin your stroll along this historic old town is from the Marco Zero square where many of the old warehouses and iconic historical buildings are under renovation. You can shop at the elegant stores, peruse the art galleries, and dine in one of the many restaurants that have striking views of the Capibaribe River. With our world travel planner, Recife attractions like Recife Antigo can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Wonderful and historic tour. Many old buildings, beautiful architecture, is worth knowing.
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  • I found the old reef pretty, colorful, full of stories to explore. I started by the March Zero, and right there we have already entered the handicraft museum and a more forward, very contemporary that now I can not remember the name, but it is worth much to be visited. I also visited the Museum of Frevo and for very little I could not have a basic lesson because the presentation had ended at that exact moment of my arrival at the venue. In addition to museums, beautiful squares, fairs. A full day ride.
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