Sights & Attractions in The Northeast

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Things to Do in Fortaleza

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Beach Park Acqua Center
Just 30 minutes from downtown on the idyllic Porto das Dunas Beach...
Amusement Parks Fortaleza
 
Canoa Quebrada
Hidden behind dunes, the stunning Canoa Quebrada Beach was "discovered"...
Beaches Fortaleza
 
Catedral Metropolitana
Inspired by the famous cathedral in Cologne, the Catedral Metropolitana...
Religious Sites Fortaleza
 
Centro de Turismo
Originally a prison, this building was structurally changed in...
Markets / Bazaars, Museums / Galleries, Information Centers Fortaleza
 
Centro Dragão do Mar de Arte e Cultura
Not far from the Mercado Central, this majestic cultural complex...
Museums / Galleries Fortaleza
 
Flecheiras
The ocean is always calm at this beach, which is surrounded by...
Beaches Fortaleza
 
Forte de Nossa Senhora da Assunção
Built by the Dutch in 1649, this fort was originally baptized...
Military Sites Fortaleza
 
Iguape
The white-sand dunes at this beach are so high that people actually...
Beaches Fortaleza
 
Mercado Central
With four floors and more than 600 stores, this is the place...
Markets / Bazaars Fortaleza
 
Museu da Cachaça
It's a toss-up for whether coffee or cachaça is Brazil's national...
Museums / Galleries Fortaleza
 
Museu do Ceará
Housed in the former Assembléia Provincial (Provincial Assembly...
Museums / Galleries Fortaleza
 
Palácio da Luz
What was originally the home of the Portuguese crown's representative...
Government Buildings Fortaleza
 
Passeio Público
Also called the Praça dos Mártires, this landmark square dates...
Squares Fortaleza
 
Porto das Dunas
Tourists and locals alike flock to this beach to enjoy the many...
Beaches Fortaleza
 
Praça dos Leões (Praça General Tibúrcio)
Built in 1817, this square is officially named after a Ceará...
Squares Fortaleza
 
Praia do Futuro
Hands-down the city's best beach for swimming, this long curve...
Beaches Fortaleza
 
Taíba
Kite-surfers and surfers who want optimum conditions but lack...
Beaches Fortaleza
 
Theatro José de Alencar
This theater is a rather shocking example (especially if you...
Arts / Performance Venues Fortaleza
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