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Level 100
Overall rating: 6
Not to miss:  Recife still retains its Old World charm amidst all its modernity and is often called the ‘Venice of Brazil’. The city is known for its artistic and folkloric traditions, music, dance, sculptures and paintings. There are also many fine beaches, restaurants and nightclubs.
Recife also offers excellent opportunities for shopping. From traditional handicrafts to modern conveniences, visitors can buy all of these and more at the many markets and malls around the city. The Casa de Cultura, a former prison that now houses handicraft and souvenir shops, should not be missed. ... More
The city also has many ancient monuments and the best way to see them is to take a walking tour. Close to Recife is the city of Olinda, which has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Olinda is considered to be the birthplace of Brazilian culture; the city is a living museum that showcases the culture and history of this amazing country.
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Level 100
Overall rating: 6
General opinion:  The city of Recife is located in the north-eastern part of Brazil. It is also the capital of the state of Pernambuco.
The city is built on the Atlantic coast and is surrounded by rivers, islands and mangroves. The climate is tropical and tempered by the influence of the Atlantic. The average temperature is 27°C, round the year. The city also experiences a lot of rainfall, especially in the month of June.
Recife has a population of approximately 1,500,000 people. Most of the population has descended from the Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, French and English. There are ... More also many people of mixed racial heritage and a small population of African origin.
The city was founded by Dutch colonizers and their influence can be traced in the city’s culture and architecture. Many of Brazil’s famous writers and poets were born here.
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Level 9
Overall rating: 10
Useful tips: It is very nice!
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