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The Northeast Sights

Praça dos Leões (Praça General Tibúrcio)

  • R. Sena Madureira
  • Centro
  • Plaza/Square/Piazza

Updated 06/24/2013

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Built in 1817, this square is officially named after a Ceará general who fought in Brazil's war against Paraguay. However, it's commonly referred to as the Praça de Leões because of its bronze lions, which were brought over from Paris in the early 20th century.

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R. Sena Madureira, Fortaleza, 60055-080, Brazil


Updated 06/24/2013


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