Sights & Attractions in The Northeast


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Name Category Location
Arquivo Judaico de Pernambuco
Located on the site of the America's first...
Religious Sites Recife
Beach Park Acqua Center
Just 30 minutes from downtown on the idyllic...
Amusement Parks Fortaleza
This beach has been endowed with great natural...
Beaches Natal
Casa da Cultura
The old cells of this former 19th-century prison...
Markets / Bazaars, Jails Recife
Catedral de São Pedro dos Clérigos
The facade of this cathedral, which was built in...
Religious Sites Recife
Catedral Metropolitana
Inspired by the famous cathedral in Cologne, the...
Religious Sites Fortaleza
Centro de Turismo
Originally a prison, this building was...
Markets / Bazaars, Museums / Galleries, Information Centers Fortaleza
Centro Dragão do Mar de Arte e Cultura
Not far from the Mercado Central, this majestic...
Museums / Galleries Fortaleza
Forte das Cinco Pontas
Originally constructed from mud in 1630, the...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites Recife
Forte de Nossa Senhora da Assunção
Built by the Dutch in 1649, this fort was...
Military Sites Fortaleza
Forte dos Reis Magos
Natal owes its existence to this impressive...
Military Sites Natal
Massive dunes have made this one of the...
Beaches Natal
Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco
Built in 1606, this church has beautiful...
Religious Sites Recife
Igreja e Convento do Carmo
This historic baroque-style church and convent...
Religious Sites Recife
The principal draw at Maracajaú is the large...
Beaches Natal
Mercado Central
With four floors and more than 600 stores,...
Markets / Bazaars Fortaleza
Museu Câmara Cascudo
This well-conceived museum, named after one of...
Museums / Galleries Natal
Museu da Cachaça
It's a toss-up for whether coffee or cachaça is...
Museums / Galleries Fortaleza
Museu do Ceará
Housed in the former Assembléia Provincial...
Museums / Galleries Fortaleza
Museu do Estado de Pernambuco
The state historical museum, in a mansion once...
Museums / Galleries Recife
Museu do Homem do Nordeste
Offering rich insight into the history and...
Museums / Galleries Recife
Oficina Cerâmica Francisco Brennand
In the old São José sugar refinery, this museum...
Museums / Galleries Recife
Palácio da Luz
What was originally the home of the Portuguese...
Government Buildings Fortaleza
Passeio Público
Also called the Praça dos Mártires, this...
Squares Fortaleza
Pirangi do Norte
This long white-sand beach is an extremely...
Beaches Natal
Ponta Negra
Nearly all tourism development has focused on or...
Beaches Natal
Praça da República
The city's original cultural and political...
Squares Recife
Praça dos Leões (Praça General Tibúrcio)
Built in 1817, this square is officially named...
Squares Fortaleza
Recife Antigo
Most of Old Recife's colonial-era public...
Historic Districts / Sites Recife
Theatro José de Alencar
This theater is a rather shocking example...
Arts / Performance Venues Fortaleza


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