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Praca do Marco Zero

Avenida Alfredo Lisboa, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50030-150, Brazil
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Avenida Alfredo Lisboa, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50030-150, Brazil
City Center
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The squares shows where is the central point of Recife. Very clean, police is around so you feel safe. It is in the old town, just in front os the ocean. Definitely a must see!

Thank Tdandrade
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to sit and relax, and maybe take some photos. Awesome architecture. Very nice plaza to visit.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The área called Marco Zero is diversified and walkable with a lovely view. The good: many cultural activites and memorable museums like the Frevo Palace, Arsenal Plaza, Rural Culture Museum, the Bank Caixa Economica expositions and shows,the Folk Art Center and along the port many...More

Thank familiaemfesta
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful spot to kick off your tour of old Recife. There's a fantastic artisan shop right on the square that has great handcrafts at very reasonable prices. They also wrap everything really well. The big Recife sign in the middle of Marco Zero is a...More

Thank maebrazil
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Marco Zero (literally means "ground zero") is at the heart of Recife Antigo, the old part of the city. There are many historic buildings here, however unfortunately not all of them have been maintained, and some are quite derelict. If you're visiting Recife, I definitely...More

Thank Carla B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is one of the oldest places in the country. The view is absolutely amazing, combining new and old buildings and the ocean.

1  Thank Marley S
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Nice to see historical buildings, but very poorly maintained. Some restaurants but none worth going to. I only recommend this place because it is close to the Artesanato de Pernambuco.

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is the zero mark for the state of Pernambuco from which all distances are measured in the state. It is a large brass plaque in the pavement of the square. Interesting if you are into geographic facts. The square is on the water with...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Recife city logo is just located in the Square. You can take water taxi 5RS/person with round trip to Sculpture Park at the other side of bank. Pay a little attention the take photo in the square. Have a great time.

Thank 98zhil
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This square is surrounded by great restaurants, historic buildings, museums, and has a great view of the ocean.

Thank Paulo L
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