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. Torre Malakoff

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Torre Malakoff 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.

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2. Igreja do Divino Espírito Santo

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The Church of the Divine Holy Spirit of Recife, consecrated to Our Lady of O, previously from 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 From Recife, located in the Park Seventee of Antonio Vaz Island, in the current neighborhood of Santo Antônio do Recife, on the coast of the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.

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3. 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.

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4. Palácio da Boa Vista

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Palácio da Boa Vista Frans Post / Public domain

The Boa Vista stronghold, also called Palacio da Boa Vista or Schoonzit in Dutch, was built on the island of Antonio Vaz, at the mouth of the Cabibaribe River, oriented to the west (West), facing the continent and next to the primitive bridge Boa Vista, in the city Maurícia, current neighborhood of Santo Antônio do Recife, in the coast of the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.

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5. Paço do Frevo

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Paço do Frevo is a cultural space dedicated to diffusion, research, leisure and training in the areas of Frevo dance and music located in the city of Recife, capital of Pernambuco, Brazil. It emerged through a partnership between the City Hall of Recife, the Roberto Marinho Foundation, Iphan and the Federal Government.

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6. Casa da Cultura

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This cultural house is a handicraft trading center in Reef City, the capital of Bienbuco State, Brazil. It works in the building of the ancient Reef Detention House, the largest Western Mouse Chain in the 10th century and the first floodlit Southern American radial prison.

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7. Igreja Matriz Madre de Deus

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The Church of God is a Catholic temple located in Reef City, the capital of Brazil's Bienbuco state. Next to the former Ecuadorian priest monastery building, the order of the first convents is: on the island of Nilash, where the churches are connected by cloisters.

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8. 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 Museum of Modern Art Aloisio Magalhães 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.

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9. Igreja de Santo Antônio

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The Mother Church of the Sacrament of the Most Saints is a Catholic reef temple, the capital of Nanbao, Brazil. Located in San Antonio, it is one of the most meaningful examples of Brazilian baroque architecture.

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10. Estação Ferroviária Central (Capibaribe)

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Capiba Central Train Museum/Train Museum is a railway museum in the city of Recife, capital of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. It is considered the first in Brazil and the second in its genre in Latin America.

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