Discover the history and story behind the city of Fortaleza on a two hour guided tour! Visit beautiful and historic buildings such as the Metropolitan Cathedral, the President Castelo Branco Mausoleum and the Center of Tourism. A fun and educational way to discover the history behind Brazil's architecture and lifestyle!
Fortaleza, the capital city of the State of Ceará, has been for decades one of the most popular destinations for tourists. With an easy grid pattern, the city has a combination of sunny urban beaches, busy nightlife, delicious restaurants, rich Brazilian culture and very friendly people. On this tour you will learn the history and heritage of Fortaleza. Learn about some of Fortaleza's historical monuments such as the Metropolitan Cathedral, the third largest church in Brazil. Other renowned landmarks include the Jose de Alencar Theater, Museum of Ceara, the Center of Tourism and the fortress of Nossa Senhora da Assuncao. Don't forget to take a picture of one of the many statues of Iracema! You will also have the option to stop at the Central Market, one of the most popular handicraft markets, to buy local souvenirs. Then its off to the beach of Meireles, one of the many urban beaches in Fortaleza. With its stretch of beach that surrounds the handicraft fair and jangada (sailing boat) port, Meireles is a location popular with locals and tourists alike.