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Paco Alfandega Recife

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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
Great Arquitecture and Floors

This is an ancient building very well maintained and renewed; originally was a convent, then the... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2016
Giovanni L
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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
+55 81 3194 2100
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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
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
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

Thank BrazilianSky
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

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