The Northeast Sights


Casa da Cultura

Casa da Cultura Review

The old cells of this former 19th-century prison have been transformed into shops that sell works from Pernambuco's artisans, including clay figurines, wood sculptures, carpets, leather goods, and items made from woven straw. One of the cells has been kept in its original form to give visitors an idea of how the prisoners there lived.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Floriano Peixoto, Santo Antônio, Recife, 50020-060 | Map It
  • Phone: 081/3224–0557
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 9–7, Sun. 9–2
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  • Location: Recife
Updated: 06-24-2013

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