Discover the history and uniqueness of the beautiful city of Fortaleza, from colonial sights to the modern architecture of the fifth largest city in Brazil.
In this city tour you are invited to discover the history and uniqueness of the beautiful city of Fortaleza. The Portuguese colonists were the first non-native settlers in Ceará that, in dispute with dutchmen around the Fort of Schooneborch, founded a small village that would officially become the city of Fortaleza de Nossa Senhora da Assunção, on April 13, 1726. Today, the city is the fifth largest in Brazil with a population of 2.2 million.
You'll experience the full spectrum of the city, from young Fortaleza to old. You'll experience first hand the diversity and beauty of the city's well maintained historical buildings including: the Metropolitan Cathedral, Central Market, the President Castelo Branco Mausoleum, the Martyr's Square, the Center of Tourism, the Statue of Iracema, the Beach of Meireles with its famous crafts fair, the beach that shelters the Rafts Harbour of Mucuripe and the famous beach "Praia do Futuro."
Experience the real Fortaleza
Guided tours of historical and modern sights
The Central Market
The President Castelo Branco Mausoleum
The Center of Tourism
The Statue of Iracema
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Pick-up at Select Fortaleza Hotels
Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Joseph
Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Joseph and feast your eyes on the regal Gothic architecture of the historical monument. The cathedral was constructed in 1938 and was completed and inaugurated in 1978.
President Castelo Branco Mausoleum
Pass by the Castelo Branco Mausoleum, named after the famed Brazilian military leader and politician. This is also the place where Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco is laid to rest.
Explore the scenic Meireles Beach where the known Handicrafts Fair (or Feirinha de Artesanato to locals) can be found. Here, you will also find rustic, one-of-a-kind restaurants known as barracas, quaint shopping centers and hotels.
Drop-off at Select Fortaleza Hotels
Price & Options
Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
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Please call the activity provider 72 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
Gratuity is not included in the price.
Meals are not included in the price.
You can book a maximum of 10.
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