Culture, Art and History: let's discover what Recife is about
In this tour we will be able to see more of the cultural side of the city of Recife. Starting with the Recife Antigo (Old Recife) and its monuments, the Marco Zero Square, Good Jesus Street, Arsenal Square, Kahal Zur Israel (the first Sinagogue of the Americas) and visit the Giant Dolls (or Giant Puppets) Embassy, where you can meet the famous giants that parade during Recife's Carnaval, dazzling the merrymakers.
We'll also visit the Casa da Cultura (House of Culture), an old prison turned into a shopping mall of artcraft and all sort of local products.
The last stop will be at the Ricardo Brennand Institute. Distributed in two castles, the museum and art gallery have a broad collection dedicated to the local History, including a permanent exhibition on the Dutch Brazil, with many works by Frans Post. Also the Museum Castle St. John is open to visitors with a rich collection of sidearms, considered one of the largest collections of this kind of weapons in the world.
Boa Viagem Beach (panoramic), Recife Antigo (Old Recife), Marco Zero Square, Good Jesus Street, Giant Puppets Embassy, Sinagogue Kahal Zur Israel, Arsenal Square, Pernambuco Embassy, Republica Square (panoramic) and House of Culture (Casa da Cultura).
Stop for lunch around noon and after, Ricardo Brennand Institute.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I may go meet you at your hotel or at the Airport or Port, in case of cruise ship passengers, as long it is located in Recife, Olinda or Jaboatão.
I can arrange to pick you up in Porto de Galinhas or other locations, with an additional cost.
End location: At the place of picking up or anywhere closeby (restaurants, shoppings, beach)
Duration: 8 hours
Private car with AC. For bigger groups (more than 3) is possibble to adjust the vehicle and transportation - price may change.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
120 Real - Museums and churches tickets are not included, but usually the access is not expensive or non existant. Also consider to spend from R$ 60 to R$ 100 for each meal/lunch (it will depend on what you want to eat and what restaurant you will choose)
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