Mercado de São José
Memorial Chico Science
Though the government could have and should have done so much more, the new Memorial Chico Science highlights the work of former Nação...
Concatedral de São Pedro dos Clérigos
Pátio de São Pedro
This traffic-free square, lined with bars, restaurants and colorful 19th-century houses, is one of the area's more peaceful spots and a...
This great free weekly night of Afro-Brazilian rhythms takes place in the picturesque Pátio de São Pedro. Come ready to dance.
This restaurant lovingly detailed in Peter Robb’s A Death in Brazil is a good spot for a meat or seafood meal, with a great setting on...
Lonely Planet review
As well as traditional Pernambuco handicrafts, such as lace and leather goods, palm baskets and clay figurines, this bustling city-center market sells all manner of food, and shelves of medicinal herbs.