The City

Here you will find culture, history, food and fun all in one place.

Doorway to the Northeastern region of Brazil, Recife, besides its beautiful landscapes, with bridges and rivers throughout the city, attracts thousands of tourists every year. Rich in cultural and folk manifestations, its roots are always expressed in its artistic essence and preserved as important cultural patrimony. 


Recife NeighborhoodBairro do Recife / Photography: Sol Púlquério


In great events, such as its famous Carnaval, the sound of Frevo (a regional rhythm and dance) drags people down the streets during the Carnaval parades, along with other rhythms such as Maracatu, Caboclinho, Forró, Ciranda, Coco de Roda and even electronic music. The major spotlight is the “Galo da Madrugada” – known as the world’s largest Carnaval parade by The Guinness Book World Records – for nearly 36 years celebrates Carnaval throughout the streets of São Jose neighborhood on Saturday, the first day of Carnaval.


Saint John´s celebration is another major event with countless attractions in Recife's most important landmarks related to the festivity at the Sítio da Trindade, Dona Lindu Park, the São Pedro Courtyard, Moeda Street and at the Arsenal da Marinha Square. Dance to the tune of the drums and the accordion and experience firsthand such a traditional a party.


Boa Viagem Beach Boa Viagem Beach / Photography: Sol Pulquério


Recife is not only party all the time. With more than 1,5 million inhabitants, the metropolitan area of the capital of the state of Pernambuco has got a strong economical conglomerate area with great density and regional leadership, harboring the main state industries and consolidating itself as a modern service area. Recife is considered the first gastronomic hub of the Northeastern region, the second medical Center in Brazil, besides housing the greatest technological park in the country, known as Porto Digital.

That is Recife … Beautiful by nature and full of personality.