Palácio do Campo das Princesas - Recife
Are you a business owner in Recife?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Recife.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to Palácio do Campo das Princesas
It has a neo-classic style and was enlarged in 1922 to an eclectic style. It came to be known as the Field Palace of the Princesses after the imperial family visited Pernambuco in 1859.
Since 1982, the Museum serves as the City of Recife, with permanent exhibition of archaeological fragments and panels with reproductions of maps, lithographs, paintings and photos of ages 16 to 20 which depict the urban evolution of Recife.
Internally, is has a nice furniture, art pieces and a garden designed by a landscapist Roberto Burble Marx. You can still appreciate and enjoy a beautiful garden, situated in the internal environment.
At the time, the park in front of the palace, formerly called the Campo da Honra (Field of Honour), was named Largo do Paço (Palace Square), but the people began to call it Campo das Princesas (Princesses' Field) in honour of the Brazilian Emperor's daughters, such was the sympathy of the people of Pernambuco for the royal family who had honoured the province with a long visit of nearly a month.
In 1980 the city officially named the square to Praça da República (Park of the Republic), although the expression Campo das Princesas remains till today.
You may also like
From Full-Day Shopping & Cachaça Tour
Whether you want to hit the shopping mall, seek out a bargain or pick-up some unique souvenirs or handcrafts of famous artists of Pernambuco. This tour will be a great opFrom $66.00
Recife Airport: 1-Way and Round-Trip Shared Transfers
Your arrival in Recife will be convenient and worry-free with this shared airport transfer. A friendly member of staff will meet you at Recife Airport and you’ll soon bFrom $26.00
Olinda City Tour and Instituto Ricardo Brennand
Explore one of the best-preserved colonial cities in Brazil on a 5-hour guided tour of Olinda from Recife. See landmark attractions with a guide, including the panoramic2 ReviewsFrom $75.00
- Best Seller
Recife & Olinda Tour in Spanish & Portuguese, English Option
Explore some of the first areas of Brazil to be settled by the Portuguese on a full-day tour of colonial Recife and Olinda, home to Brazil's most popular Carnival. Visit16 ReviewsFrom $27.00
Full-Day Caruaru and Nova Jerusalém Theater Tour
Get right to the heart of Pernambuco's folk traditions in this full-day excursion to Caruaru and the Nova Jerusalém open-air theater. Rummage through the handmade treasuFrom $75.00
Airport to Porto de Galinhas Transfer
Take the stress and uncertainty to get to your hotel, with this easy way out! Enjoy the best transportation from Recife Airport to all Porto de Galinhas and Muro Alto hotFrom $130.00
- Best Seller
Pernambuco: Carneiros Beach Day Tour with Catamaran Ride
Immerse yourself in a tropical paradise as you explore the stunning white sands of Carneiros beach and marvel at the coastline chocked full of coconut trees and calm crysFrom $39.00
- Best Seller
Recife 1-Day Tour to Porto Galinhas
Visit the beautiful beaches of Porto Galinhas, and escape to paradise for a whole day! Relish in the opportunity to bask under the sun, swim in the crystal-clear waters o6 ReviewsFrom $32.00
Recife Boat Tour with Transfers
Cruise along the Capibaribe River in Recife and experience the "Brazilian Venice" by water. Ride to Santo Antonio, Recife Antigo and Boa Vista islands passing bridges and3 ReviewsFrom $60.00
Kahal Zur Israel SynagogueRecife-Antigo---Old-Recife, Recife
Kahal Zur Israel is the first synagogue built in the American continent in 1639 by Jews who settled in Recife during the Dutch occupation 1630-1654. It was rediscovered i