Sights & Attractions in The Northeast


Things to Do in Fortaleza

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Beach Park Acqua Center
Just 30 minutes from downtown on the idyllic...
Amusement Parks Fortaleza
Canoa Quebrada
Hidden behind dunes, the stunning Canoa Quebrada...
Beaches Fortaleza
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
The ocean is always calm at this beach, which is...
Beaches Fortaleza
Forte de Nossa Senhora da Assunção
Built by the Dutch in 1649, this fort was...
Military Sites Fortaleza
The white-sand dunes at this beach are so high...
Beaches Fortaleza
Mercado Central
With four floors and more than 600 stores,...
Markets / Bazaars Fortaleza
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
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
Porto das Dunas
Tourists and locals alike flock to this beach to...
Beaches Fortaleza
Praça dos Leões (Praça General Tibúrcio)
Built in 1817, this square is officially named...
Squares Fortaleza
Praia do Futuro
Hands-down the city's best beach for swimming,...
Beaches Fortaleza
Kite-surfers and surfers who want optimum...
Beaches Fortaleza
Theatro José de Alencar
This theater is a rather shocking example...
Arts / Performance Venues Fortaleza


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