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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Here Recife was born! The Ground Zero! Its official name is "Praça Barão do Rio Branco", but it is mostly known as "Praça do Marco Zero" and is located at the "Recife Antigo" quarter - the real heart of Recife! The square and adjacents areas...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The spot in Recife, where one will probably find most tourists is the Marco Zero Square. Surrounded by a windrose in various colours is a round bronze plaque, which marks 'kilometer 0', from where all distances in the state of Pernambuco are counted. People are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank saronic
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

If you are in Recife and want to enjoy a drink with a view on one of the most famous places of Recife, well this is the right spot. Don‘t miss the picture of you on the Marco Zero!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rc67
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Mark Zero is the centre of town, but there isn't that much to see or do. Surprisingly, the fancy-looking big gift / art store had the best prices around, so we were glad we came and stayed for more than just the photo op with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

A big place, very nice. You can see from there some beautiful buildings and one for the rivers. There are some restaurant really closed that seems nice.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NaomiCat12345
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Nice area to walk, shop and eat. Old buildings, partly restored. Nice square with Carnaval Embassies. Torre de Malakoff. Shopping Mall in the old customs building. Calm atmosphere. Historical area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rw2018
Reviewed 13 April 2018

This square is fully renovated and it is a nice place to visit. From there you can have a nice river view and there is a popular market next to the square.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank L M
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Nicely restored square on the old docks which are being turned into modern place to go out, have a meal or a stroll in the old city district if Recife; hope they will restore more buildings in the neighborhood

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 960maartenr
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a small square with a lot of traffic around. nice buildings overlook the square, there are some nice restaurants nearby and this is also where the boat tours depart from

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank underwatergirl
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Recife started here ! The Marco Zero square is a great starting point to visit Recife. From there you will walk to Museu Cais do Sertão, Paço do Frevo, Rua do Bom Jesus where you can visit the first Sinagogue of the Americas , Central...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RicardoPQFilho
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