Historic Center Vacations

Historic Center is a great place to visit while in Recife, Brazil, a city with 1,500,000 people. The area sits 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the northeast of Guararapes International Airport, and only 4 miles (6 kilometers) from the city centre.

Historic Center is close to a range of colorful Recife’s well-known sights. The Nossa Senhora do Amparo Church and Olinda Convent are amongst the popular places to discover here. Two other interesting attractions that are close by Historic Center are the Nossa Senhora da Misericordia Church and Quatro Cantos.

Historic Center offers some interesting museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that make great places to visit. There are plenty of excellent destinations to take the family for a morning including Mamulengo Museum in Olinda. Enjoy the beautiful displays at the Museu de Arte Contemporanea in Olinda.

There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the nearby green spaces. Unwind and relax, chat with the fishermen and enjoy some sunshine at nearby Milagres Beach in Olinda and Chifre Beach.

While you are in and around Historic Center, stop by the Sao Bento Monastery in Olinda, the Igreja da Se and the Astronomical Observatory of Nassau. Admire some of the religious sites such as Carmo Church in Olinda and the Nossa Senhora das Neves Church. Enjoy the atmosphere and get a deeper understanding of the religious history of the area.

The city center of Recife offers a wide range of hotel and short-stay apartment options to choose from, but if you'd like to stay in the Historic Center area, make a reservation at the Pousada Baobá, Olinda.

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