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Recife Sights and Landmarks Guide, Brazil



 Recife, Brazil is the fifth largest city in Brazil and is home to over one and half million people.  It is located where the Beberibe and the Capibaribe Rivers meet, providing for beautiful views throughout the city.

 Recife is a very cultural city, and home to many artists and musicians.  The carnival is held very year, with music and dance from the region.  Mangue beat is a type of rock native to Brazil and very popular at the carnival. 

Over one million people attend the Brazilian Carnival held at the Galo Da Madrugada. The Museum of Pernambuco State houses an impressive display of over twelve thousand art pieces and each year this museum hosts Salão de Arte Contemporânea de Pernambuco. 

 This art shows showcases the regions newest and most talented artists. Also of interest may be the Francisco Brennand Ceramic Shop.  One of Brazil’s most famous artists, this gallery is in an older brick factory that Brennard’s family still owns.  

 For those who prefer the theater, there are several to choose from: Teatro Santa Izabel and Teatro Apolo to the Borba Filho and Teatro do Parque.  Here you will find some of the best theatrical works in all of Brazil.When looking for a great meal, consider the food of the region.  

Recife foods are a dynamic combination of cultures, including the Africans, Indians, Dutch, and Spanish.  Some dishes come with a wonderful coconut sauce and feature fresh seafood and some Recife’s native fruits.  Grilled meat is often found here as well, usually beef and goat.  Street vendors are plentiful, so you can continue onto your next tourist attraction without having to wait for a table.No matter what your taste or site seeing preferences may be, there truly is something for everyone in Recife.  Consider this great city when you are planning your next vacation.  

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