Fortaleza: what to do and see in the capital of Ceara in Brazil

Tourist guide of Fortaleza, information about beaches, water park, carnival, what to see in this city of the state of Ceara in Brazil.

Attractions Fortaleza

Important industrial center and popular tourist town, Fortaleza is the capital of the state of Ceara, a town overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in the northeast of Brazil.

The development of Fortaleza happened over the years, along the banks of the stream Pajeú, better known as the river of the palms, whose source is in the current bairro Aldeota where cross roads Silva Paulet, José Vilar, Bárbara de Alencar and Dona Alexandrina.

Near the center of town is the Pinto Martins International Airport. Fortaleza offers beautiful beaches, summer weather all year round and a nice nightlife.

Along the coast lie the popular beaches of Iracema, Meireles, Mucuripe and Futuro, ideal places to relax and enjoy company.

What to do in Fortaleza

They are part of the architectural heritage of the city some buildings in the center, such as the Cathedral dedicated to Sao Jose, the Rosário Church, the Fortaleza de Nossa Senhora da Assunção, Teatro José de Alencar, the Centre de Dragao do Mar Art and Culture , the Museo do Ceara.

In Porto from Dunas, 20 Km. From the city center, is the Beach Park, a modern and large water park.

A Fortaleza last week of July is celebrated the Fortal, a joyous carnival out of season.