Sights & Attractions in The Northeast

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Things to Do in Recife

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Arquivo Judaico de Pernambuco
Located on the site of the America's first synagogue, this excellent...
Religious Sites Recife
 
Boa Viagem
Coconut palms line Recife's most popular beach, the 9-km-long...
Beaches Recife
 
Cabo de Santo Agostinho
Some of Pernambuco's finest beaches are clustered around the...
Beaches Recife
 
Casa da Cultura
The old cells of this former 19th-century prison have been transformed...
Markets / Bazaars, Jails Recife
 
Catedral de São Pedro dos Clérigos
The facade of this cathedral, which was built in 1728, showcases...
Religious Sites Recife
 
Forte das Cinco Pontas
Originally constructed from mud in 1630, the "Fort of Five Points"...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites Recife
 
Gaibu
Surrounded by palm trees and favored by local surfers, beautiful...
Beaches Recife
 
Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco
Built in 1606, this church has beautiful Portuguese tile work...
Religious Sites Recife
 
Igreja e Convento do Carmo
This historic baroque-style church and convent are constructed...
Religious Sites Recife
 
Ilha de Itamaracá
This island is set off the coast of the historic city of Igarassu...
Beaches Recife
 
Maracaípe
South of Recife on the road past Porto das Galinha lies serene...
Beaches Recife
 
Museu do Estado de Pernambuco
The state historical museum, in a mansion once owned by a baron...
Museums / Galleries Recife
 
Museu do Homem do Nordeste
Offering rich insight into the history and cultural influences...
Museums / Galleries Recife
 
Oficina Cerâmica Francisco Brennand
In the old São José sugar refinery, this museum houses more than...
Museums / Galleries Recife
 
Porto de Galinhas
Once considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil...
Beaches Recife
 
Praça da República
The city's original cultural and political meeting point of the...
Squares Recife
 
Recife Antigo
Most of Old Recife's colonial-era public buildings and houses...
Historic Districts / Sites Recife
 
Tamandaré
Situated 109 km (68 miles) south of Recife, this beach region...
Beaches Recife
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