Fortaleza

Fortaleza Attractions

Canoa Quebrada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Surrounded by pink sand dunes, sandstone cliffs and a winding river, Canoa Quebrada is a laid-back beach town blessed with a stunning, natural environment. While the town has grown with the times, ...  Read more

Center of Tourism (Centro de Turismo do Ceara)

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Housed within the former public jailhouse in downtown Fortaleza, the Center of Tourism (Centro de Turismo do Ceara) has been fully restored to include art and traditional local craft shops, the ...  Read more

Cumbuco Beach

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Fortaleza is blessed with many spectacular beaches and Cumbuco Beach is no exception. Just 45 minutes drive from the city and attached to a small fishing village, the beach is distinguished by its ...  Read more

Fortaleza Beach Park

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Fortaleza Beach Park complex is on Fortaleza's coast. Its main attraction is its enormous Aqua Park, with waterslides, waterfalls, and an artificial river, although you can choose to base ...  Read more

Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara is beauty at its most unadulterated. Known to locals as Jeri, this undeveloped, pristine coastal wilderness in the northern state of Ceará is home to Brazil’s most beautiful ...  Read more

Jose de Alencar Theater

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Just to the west of Fortaleza’s Central Market sits the early 20th-century Art Nouveau-style Jose de Alencar Theater. Construction on the theater began in 1904, but it wasn’t until June of 1910 that ...  Read more

Lagoinha Beach

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Half-moon shaped Lagoinha Beach is a stunning beach that was once a favorite hiding place for pirates. It has a reputation as being the most beautiful beach in the state and its good looks are ...  Read more

Meireles Beach

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The Brazilian state of Ceara is famous for its long coastline and numerous beaches. In the city of Fortaleza, Meireles Beach is one of the busiest stretches of coast, packed with the highest ...  Read more

Mercado Central

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Like many northeastern Brazilian cities, Fortaleza is famous for its handicrafts, particularly its embroidered white lace textiles. One of the best places in the city to pick up locally made gifts ...  Read more

Metropolitan Cathedral

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Designed by French architect George Mounier and allegedly inspired by the grand cathedral in Cologne, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Forteza is the third largest cathedral in Brazil. Construction on ...  Read more

Morro Branco

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Morro Branco’s red colored cliffs are an easy day trip from Fortaleza. While looking strikingly red from a distance (particularly when contrasted with the surrounding white dunes), when explored ...  Read more

Museum of Ceara

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Opened in 1932, the Museum of Ceara was the first public museum in the Brazilian state of the same name. Located in Fortaleza and housed within the former Legislative Assembly in city center, the ...  Read more

Nossa Senhora de Assuncao Fort

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The history of Nossa Senhora de Assuncao Fort dates back to 1649, when it was built by the Dutch under the direction of Captain Matias Beck as Forte Schoonemborch. Just five years later in 1654, the ...  Read more

Praia do Futuro

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Praia do Futuro is an urban beach popular for its good swimming and beach barracas (restaurants). Unlike many stretches of beach along Fortaleza’s coastline, Praia do Futuro does not have a ...  Read more

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