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Paco Alfandega Recife

Rua da Alfandega 35 | Bairro do Recife, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50030-030, Brazil
+55 81 3194 2100
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OK, but not what I expected

The outside retains the lovely historic look of the area. Inside, the building is completely... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
HerouxFamily
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Shopping mall in a beautiful restored historical building

Paço Alfândega used to be part of Recife port complex, and it was built in 1732. For almost a... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Eric B
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
9 Nov 2016
“OK, but not what I expected”
25 Apr 2016
“Shopping mall in a beautiful restored historical building”
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Rua da Alfandega 35 | Bairro do Recife, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50030-030, Brazil
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+55 81 3194 2100
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US$63 per adult
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

The outside retains the lovely historic look of the area. Inside, the building is completely re-done to be a modern shopping mall. Honestly, I was not expecting that and, as a history buff, I was disappointed. The mall itself is very standard with food court,...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Paço Alfândega used to be part of Recife port complex, and it was built in 1732. For almost a hundred years it was a convent and later became the customs office in the port. Restoration made it a rather comfortable place to shelter from the...More

Thank Eric B
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is an ancient building very well maintained and renewed; originally was a convent, then the city custom offices and wharehouse. The Catholic Church is the landlord, which leases to a unfortunate mall enterprise... word say that is bullied by a powerful economic/politic family and...More

Thank Giovanni L
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

It's a little mall, with just a few stores and a reasonable food court - many workers from the offices around have lunch in here. Well located at the "Recife Antigo" (the old town), it has an intriguing architecture mixing modern lines to the old...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2014

I was in this shopping and I think it's very beautiful like architecture and the area around , just in front of the river. The coffe shop on the ground flour is really good, for the happy hour they have someone playing the piano, very...More

Thank LelaBrazil
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