The monument dates back to the 17th century and is famous for its typical cloisters and arches as well as its azuelos tiles
Avenida de Boa Viagem stretches out in front of the sea with its promenade and coconut trees. This is where you will find most of the restaurants, bars, and night clubs.
Santo Antônio and São José belong to the old town.
The Beberibe and Capibaribe rivers divide its centre into various neighbourhoods which are connected by bridges.
A boat for excursions, a jancada, can be hired.
The city of Recife is in the state of Pernambouco. The Beberibe and Capiraribe rivers divide its centre into districts connected by bridges. Santo Antônio and São José belong to the old town. The Santo Antônio convent, which dates back to 1606, is worth seeing for the arches and azulejos tiling of its cloister. Capela Dourada, a small chapel, is easy to spot on account of its baroque exterior. Inside, ...
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