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Av. Alfredo Lisboa - Recife, PE, 50030-100, Brazil

In a handsome 2,508-square-meter (27,000-square-foot) renovated warehouse on Recife's waterfront main square, the Centro de Artesanato de Pernambuco is everything that a quality crafts emporium should be. Northeast Brazil is known for its fine...

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R. Alfândega, 35 - Recife, PE, 50030-030, Brazil

Originally a convent, the Paço Alfândega, located right on the water, became a customs house in the 19th century—a reflection of Recife's major role in the shipping trade—and later it was a warehouse. In its...

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R. Floriano Peixoto, 141 - Santo Antônio, Recife - PE, 50020-060, Brazil

Pernambuco's Casa da Cultura, or House of Culture, occupies an imposing 1850s prison. Inside the former cells, some 150 craft stalls sell everything from terracotta and wooden saints to leather bags, embroidered lace, and bottles of...

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Praça Dom Vital, s/n - São José, Recife - PE, 50020-906, Brazil

The cast-iron Mercado de São José in Old Recife's Dom Vital Square looks like it belongs in 1870s Paris, and for that reason alone, it is a protected landmark today. Hundreds of stalls inside and in the narrow streets...

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R. Barão de Souza Leão, 62 - Boa Viagem, Recife - PE, 51030-300, Brazil

Boa Viagem is Recife's high-end district facing the ocean. With lots of fine dining and shopping, it's not the place you'd expect to find an afternoon/evening crafts and jewelry market. But Boa Viagem Square hosts a popular one and has been...

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R. Bpo. Coutinho, 669 - Carmo, Olinda - PE, 53120-130, Brazil

Near Olinda's Sé Cathedral, the Mercado de Artesanato do Alto da Sé is a fine handicrafts market whose shops sell delicate handbags made from golden grass and coconut fibers, as well as an elegant local embroidery. Young dancers...