Recife is another major northeastern coastal city in Brazil. The capital of the state of Pernambuco, Recife, is named after the coral reefs on the city's seashores. The city is also called the "Brazilian Venice" rightly because of its numerous islets, watercourses, canals and viaducts all through the metropolis. Recife is well-known for its beaches, Carnivals, fine arts and cuisine. Also the bordering townships of Olinda and Porto de Galinhas is a must see places in Brazil. The Boa Viagem beach in Recife is one of the most illustrious metropolitan beaches in Brazil. Tourists get captivated by the grimy beaches with balmy emerald waters and also by the whole infrastructure of inns, restaurants and services that is seen in the vicinity. With its pulsating cultural and amusement panorama, a fascinating coastal milieu is definitely an ideal place to while away your holiday.