Brejo da Madre de Deus

Brejo da Madre de Deus

The name of Heath Mother of God was given because of an accident of geography. It is a valley formed by the mountains of Prata, Estrago and Amaro where a priest of São Felipe Nery congregation founded a hospice on the banks of the creek named as Mother of God.

Due to its rocky formation, with dry ground and cold the climate, the Brejo da Madre de Deus (Mother of God Heath) has also served as the backdrop for several movies. We highlight some productions rounds in the city as the films "The Night of the Scarecrow," "Land without God," "Revenge of the 12" and "Blood Creek" in addition to the clip recorded by singer-songwriter Lenine.

This city is also famous for religious feeling, with churches, cathedrals, as well as Easter and the feast of St. Joseph, patron of the city. In the city center, it is essential to know the colonial houses, with Portuguese tiles facades of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century and its ceramic cones. The museum of local history is a big house, with walls covered in Portuguese tiles, housing parts of characters in the history of the Brejo, local artworks can also be purchased by tourists visiting the museum.

Among the main events, we highlight the enduro motocross (held in August), the vaquejada in October, and Toyofest dedicated to drivers who drive stocking cars ("toyoteiros" as they are called) and stir the youngers dancing forro all through the night.

However, the biggest attraction is the theater of the city of New Jerusalem. The building is a replica of the holy Jerusalem, with artificial lakes, a great wall with 3 feet tall and 12 stone towers. This theater is the largest on the planet. Every year during Holy Week, the show takes place in the Passion of Christ, where they staged the last days of Jesus' life, recording the presence of more than two hundred thousand people at the show.


 


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Address: Prefeitura Municipal de Brejo da Madre de Deus-Gabinete Rua Da Maria Carolina, 205 - Boa Viagem, Recife

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Esculturas Monumentais Nilo Coelho Park (park) - The city of Heath of the Mother of God, located in the Wasteland of the state, 180 km from Recife, perhaps best known for the spectacle of Christ's Passion, staged in the largest outdoor theater in the world. Since 1968, the theater presentations in the city of New Jerusalem attract spectators from all over Brazil and the world. What not to say that is the only tourist attraction of the city. Quite the contrary. At about 2 km away is th...
Address: Prefeitura Municipal de Brejo da Madre de Deus Rua Da Maria Carolina, 205 - Boa Viagem, Recife - PE
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Igreja de N. S. do Rosário dos Homens Pretos (historical) - Church of Our Lady of Rosário da Boa Vista, Recife, PELocated in the district of Boa Vista, the Church of Our Lady of Rosário da Boa Vista was built by the Brotherhood of Our Lady of the Rosary of Black Men.The image of the patron saint Our Lady of the Rosary, almost life-size.. The tower was erected only in 1896. However, in 1831, the year he died Gervasio Pires, the temple must have been completed, because the remains of the illustr...
Address: Paróquia Nossa Senhora do Rosário‎ Av. Br Souza Leão, 1420 - Boa Viagem Recife - PE
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Haikai is a Japanese restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Brejo da Madre de Deus and can be found at Rua Ernesto de Paula Santos, 887

Former kampai, under a new administration came to be called haiku. It has rotating sushi, sashimi. temaki, hot plates, yakisoba and other highlights of Japanese cuisine. Among the options a la carte, are pastries of meat and vegetables. Haiku is in Recife.

Fornaretto Osteria is a Italian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Brejo da Madre de Deus and can be found at Rua Ribeiro de Brito, 597

O Laçador is a Brazilian Steak House restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Brejo da Madre de Deus and can be found at Av. Visconde de Jequitinhonha, 138

Laça Burguer is a Hamburgers restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Brejo da Madre de Deus and can be found at Av. Visconde de Jequitinhonha, 138A


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