10 Sights in Recife, Brazil (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Recife, Brazil. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Recife, Brazil.

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1. Casa da Cultura

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Casa da Cultura is a craft marketing center in the city of Recife, capital of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. It operates in the building of the former Detention House of Recife, which was the largest jail in Brazil in the 19th century and the first pan-optic radial prison in South America.

Wikipedia: Casa da Cultura (Recife) (PT)

2. Igreja de Santo Antônio

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The Mother Church of the Blessed Sacrament of Santo Antônio is a Catholic temple in Recife, capital of Pernambuco, Brazil. Located in the Santo Antônio neighborhood, it is one of the most significant examples of Brazilian Baroque architecture.

Wikipedia: Igreja Matriz do Santíssimo Sacramento de Santo Antônio (PT)

3. Malakoff Tower

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Malakoff Tower Ricardo André Frantz (User:Tetraktys) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Malakoff Tower is a tower located in Recife Antigo, Recife. This monument was built between 1835 and 1855 to be used as an observatory and as the main entrance and gateway for Arsenal da Marinha square. It has been registered as a Historical Patrimony and was named after a similar monument on the Crimean peninsula, used as a defense center for Sevastopol on the Crimean war. When the arsenals of the Navy were dismantled with the beginning of the Brazilian Republic, the tower was transferred to the heritage of Recife port and then abandoned and endangered. The city population, in association with cultural institutions leadership, mobilized against the demolition, using as an example the real strength of Malakoff on the Crimean war.

Wikipedia: Malakoff Tower (EN)

4. Church of the Divine Holy Spirit

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The Church of the Divine Holy Spirit of Recife, consecrated to Our Lady of Ó, formerly of the Jesuit College of Recife, built between 1686 and 1690 on the Calvinist Church of the French of Recife, is today a Catholic temple belonging to the Venerable Brotherhood of the Divine Holy Spirit of Recife, located in the Seventeenth Park of Antônio Vaz Island, in the current Neighborhood of Santo Antônio do Recife, on the coast of the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.

Wikipedia: Igreja do Divino Espírito Santo (Recife) (PT)

5. Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição dos Militares

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The Church of Our Lady of the Conception of the Military is an 18th-century Roman Catholic church in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. It is located on Rua Nova in the historic center of Recife and is under the administration of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife. The church was listed as a historic structure by the National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute in 1941.

Wikipedia: Church of Our Lady of the Conception of the Military (EN)

6. Igreja Matriz Madre de Deus

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The Madre de Deus Church is a Catholic temple in the city of Recife, capital of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. It is located next to the building of the former Convent of the Oratonian Fathers, the first convent of the Order of St. Philip Néri in Brazil, to which it was connected through the extinct cloister.

Wikipedia: Igreja Madre de Deus (Recife) (PT)

7. Palácio da Boa Vista

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The stronghold of Good Scene, also known as Good View or schoonzicht, was built in Dutch on the island of Vaz Antelope at the mouth of the Bohibli River, facing the mainland, near the original scenic bridge, in the city of Mauritius, now the reef sacred antelope area, on the coastline of Pine and Cypress State.

Wikipedia: Reduto da Boa Vista (PT)

8. Paço do Frevo

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Snowboarding is a cultural space dedicated to communication, research, leisure and training in the fields of snowboarding dance and music. Created through a partnership between Reef, the Marine Robotics Foundation, iphan and the federal government.

Wikipedia: Paço do Frevo (PT)

9. Museu de Arte Moderna Aloísio Magalhães

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Museu de Arte Moderna Aloísio Magalhães José Paulo Lacerda/CNI / CC BY 3.0 br

The Aloisio Magalhães Museum of Modern Art or MAMAM is a museum located in the city of Recife, capital of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. It is considered a reference center of modern and contemporary production of the visual arts.

Wikipedia: Museu de Arte Moderna Aloísio Magalhães (PT)

10. Estação Ferroviária Central (Capibaribe)

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The Train Museum, or Central Station capiba/Train Museum, is a railway museum in the city of Reef, the capital of Brazil's Bienbuco state. It is believed to be the first Brazilian and the second Latin starch.

Wikipedia: Museu do Trem (Recife) (PT)

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