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Top Things to Do in Recife, Brazil, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Ricardo Brennand Institute

The Ricardo Brennand Institute (in Portuguese Instituto Ricardo Brennand , IRB) is a cultural institution located in the city of Recife, Brazil. It is a not-for-profit private organization, inaugurated in 2002 by the Brazilian collector and businessman Ricardo Brennand. It comprises a museum, an art gallery, a library and a large park.

Francisco Brennand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Francisco Brennand, a contemporary sculpture artist in Brazil, displays around 2,000 pieces in enormous open halls, between monuments, gardens, and in the midst of an Atlantic forest reserve in the Varzea borough of Recife. Many of his works elaborate on abstract beings that are sensuous symbols.

New Jerusalem theater - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

New Jerusalem is a city theater founded in 1968, located in city of Brejo da Madre de Deus, in the district of Fazenda Nova, about 180 km from Recife, the capital of Pernambuco - Brazil. Every Easter, the theatre hosts an outdoor Passion of Christ performance which tells the history of the Death and Resurrection of Jesus.

Santa Isabel Theater - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The theater is located in Republic Square (Praça da República) in the district of Santo Antônio. It is adjacent to the Princesses Field Palace (residency of Pernambuco state governors) and the Pernambuco Justice Palace. The theater houses the Recife Symphony Orchestra.

Colégio de São Bento

Colégio de São Bento is a Benedictine school for boys in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil with a history that dates back more than 150 years. Colégio de São Bento is managed by Benedictine monks, since the school was founded in 1858 on the hills overlooking Rio de Janeiro's harbor and the Guanabara Bay, adjacent to the Benedictine Monastery of Rio de Janeiro.

Parque da Jaqueira

Parque da Jaqueira Vista parcial do parque. Localização Recife, Pernambuco Tipo Público Área 70 mil m² Inauguração 1985 Administração Prefeitura do Recife O Parque da Jaqueira é uma área de lazer da cidade do Recife, localizado no bairro homônimo. O parque se localiza entre a rua do Futuro e a Avenida Rui Barbosa.


Cinépolis is a Mexican chain of movie theaters. Its name means City of Cinema and its slogan is La Capital del Cine (English: the Capital of Cinema).

Caixa Cultural - Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

A CAIXA Cultural é um programa da Caixa Econômica Federal que funciona como centro cultural em oito capitais do Brasil:

Brejo da Madre de Deus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Brejo da Madre de Deus ( Swamp of the Mother of God) is a city located in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Located at 202 km away from Recife, capital of the state of Pernambuco. Has an estimated ( Ibge 2009) population of 42.250 inhabitants.

Recife Antigo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Recife Antigo consists of the initial Portuguese settlement in the 16th century around the port. Sugar cane production from Pernambuco was delivered to Portugal through Recife's port. While Recife had port functions, Olinda was the capital. In 1630, the Dutch invaded Pernambuco, set Olinda partially on fire and Recife became the seat of the Dutch government.

Gilberto Freyre

Gilberto de Mello Freyre (March 15, 1900 - July 18, 1987) was a Brazilian sociologist, anthropologist, historian, writer, painter, journalist and congressman, born in Recife, Northeast Brazil. He is commonly associated with other great Brazilian cultural interpreters of the first half of the 20th century, such as Sérgio Buarque de Holanda and Caio Prado Júnior.