Museu da Cidade do Recife
Concatedral de São Pedro dos Clérigos
The 18th-century baroque Concatedral de São Pedro dos Clérigos contains incredibly fine wood carvings though was closed for long-term...
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...
Pátio de São Pedro
This traffic-free square, lined with bars, restaurants and colorful 19th-century houses, is one of Santo Antônio's more peaceful spots...
This great free night of Afro-Brazilian rhythms takes place in the picturesque Pátio de São Pedro two Tuesdays a month. Check with the...
One of the oldest restaurants in Brazil, this traditional lunch place was opened in 1882. Though modernized these days and void of much...
Praça das Cinco Pontas · interesting places nearby
Museu da Cidade do Recife information
Recife's City Museum is housed in the Forte das Cinco Pontas (Five-Pointed Fort), built by the Dutch in 1630. It exhibits old maps and historic photos, but could be so much more interesting given Recife’s fascinating history.