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Recife Travel guide
Recife : Michelin's recommendations
In Recife, the legacy of the Portuguese and Dutch colonists is intertwined with the urban bustle of this rapidly growing metropolis. With five rivers running across it, the city is composed of several islands, connected by numerous bridges, hence its nickname of the "Brazilian Venice". Its Baroque churches, unique carnival and unbridled nightlife certainly make an impression on all who visit. Beware, however, of crime, which has been on the rise for some time.
Tourist attractions Recife : Things to see and do
R. do Imperador-D.-Pedro-II BR - Recife 50010 240
A Rococo gem, the stunning "Golden Chapel" (1697) evokes the golden age of the religious orders in Pernambuco. Inside, its decor reveals a breathtaking array of golden sculptures, arabesques and finely cabled balustrades. On the walls and c..
Praça da Comunidade Luso Brasileira BR - Recife
Along with São José and Santo Antônio, Recife Antigo is one of the three islands that make up the centre of Recife. In the 1990s, the city council took charge of the rehabilitation of the area. The programme includes salvaging a series of historical ..
R. Nova 309 BR - Recife
You could almost miss N. S. da Conceiçao dos Militares Church, hemmed in among the shops of Rua Nova, one of the most bustling streets in Centro. Its construction, funded by a military brotherhood, spanned the years 1723 to 1771, but the gilding in t..