Top rated Tourist attractions in Recife

Experience the best that Recife has to offer with our curated list of top-rated places. Sorted by average review scores from venues boasting over 30 reviews, these establishments promise exceptional quality and experiences to elevate your visit in the city. This list contains 54 places from Tourist attraction category.

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Letreiro Oxe
Tourist attraction
👍👍 Very creative and pioneering sign in terms of cultural expressions. The “OXE!” It is already popularly spoken throughout Brazil and has already become a national heritage. I suggest creating a “VISSE?” which is ours alone. Here's a tip for the tourism department.
4.90 (98 reviews)
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Brasilia Teimosa
Tourist attraction
👍👍 Great and good place for tourism
4.90 (40 reviews)
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Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand
Art museum
Museum & workshop of a famous Brazilian plastic artist, with ceramics, sculptures & paintings.
4.80 (5.9K reviews)
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Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
17th-century basilica with a black & white facade, plus richly gilded altarpieces & side chapels.
4.80 (2.5K reviews)
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Basilica of Penha
Catholic church
👍 Esta igreja foi construída entre 1870 e 1882 pelos frades capuchinhos seguindo modelo do renascimento italiano. Sua planta é em cruz e possui uma bela estatuaria em mármore. Seu idealizador foi o arquiteto capuchinho Frei Francisco Maria di Vicenza. Toda sexta feira a Basílica da Penha oferece a se...
4.80 (1.2K reviews)
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Igreja de São José dos Manguinhos
Catholic church
👍👍 Igreja climatizada , espaçosa . Um local de paz e renovação espiritual. A única ressalva é o local para estacionar veículos, pois a avenida Rui Barbosa é bastante movimentada e acaba dificultando o estacionamento. Fim de semana já fica mais fácil estacionar.
4.80 (397 reviews)
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Museum of Nuclear Sciences
👍👍 A great museum dedicated to nuclear energy and the like, the monitors are attentive and the quality of the exhibition is impeccable. It's just a shame that the entrance is barely visible and has little indication.
4.80 (284 reviews)
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Igreja do Divino Espírito Santo
Catholic church
👍 Started in the middle of the 15th century, it went through two other denominations until in 1855 it was called Igreja do Divino Espírito Santo. It was listed as a heritage site due to its cultural and historical importance, and has witnessed important events throughout our history.
4.80 (235 reviews)
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Rua do Bom Jesus
Tourist attraction
👍👍 There is no doubt that this is one of the most charming and pleasant places in Recife. A small, quiet and beautiful street. A place to spend a few hours enjoying moments of immense pleasure. It is no coincidence that this street has been chosen by several international publications as one of the mos...
4.80 (128 reviews)
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Marco Zero Square
Historical landmark
Open plaza featuring a colorfully painted floor & hosting cultural events & musical concerts.
4.70 (69.2K reviews)
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Centro Cultural Cais do Sertão
Modern museum celebrating the music of singer-composer Luiz Gonzaga & Northeastern Brazil's culture.
4.70 (8.1K reviews)
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Paço do Frevo
Venue featuring classes, multimedia & rotating exhibitions dedicated to local dance & frevo music.
4.70 (7.6K reviews)
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Centro de Artesanato de Pernambuco
A wide range of items made by Pernambuco artists, including textiles, ceramics & wooden statues.
4.70 (3.7K reviews)
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Pernambuco State Museum
Local history museum in a grand 1800s building featuring paintings, sculptures & other artifacts.
4.70 (2.3K reviews)
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Church of Our Lady of Good Voyage
Catholic church
👍👍 Take us to the past, everything is so simple! You have to arrive early to have a place to attend mass. Many people attend mass in the courtyard because it is small.
4.70 (2.3K reviews)
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Paróquia Nossa Senhora da Soledade
Catholic church
👍👍 In recent days, we have experienced unique and incredible moments in the presence of the Resurrected Christ and Our Lady, during the Easter Retreat. The Church of Nossa Senhora da Soledade is an example of the beautiful Catholic works spread across the city of Recife. With its unique architecture a...
4.70 (835 reviews)
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Capela Dourada
Catholic church
👍👍 Magnificent!!! Impressive!!! Incomparable!!! There are no adjectives to describe this magical place!!! In particular, I would like to thank Mr. Aurélio who explained every detail of the chapel so well, his knowledge is impressive! Whoever goes to Recife cannot miss the opportunity to visit this pla...
4.70 (788 reviews)
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Synagogue Kahal Zur Israel
👍👍 Unfortunately, Google does not allow to enter opening hours for the museum part of the synagoge. So I'll add them as an "opinion" Mon closed Tue 9-16:30 We 9-16:30 Thu 9-16:30 Fri 9-16:30 Sat closed Sun 14-17:30
4.70 (781 reviews)
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Gilberto Freyre Foundation
👍👍 It was a joy to visit Casa-Museu Magdalena and Gilberto Freire again after this revitalization during the pandemic period. The place just got more charming. Note: My visit took place on June 19, 2022 in the afternoon.
4.70 (429 reviews)
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Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Rosário dos Pretos
Catholic church
👍👍 The Church of Nossa Senhora do Rosário dos Homens Pretos is a Catholic temple located in the city of Recife, capital of the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.[1] History The cult of the saint was introduced into the culture of African slaves in Brazil by the Jesuits in catechesis, to legitimize the Cath...
4.70 (395 reviews)
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