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Top Choice Seafood in Aracaju

Cariri

If you have only one night in Aracaju, Cariri is the place to be for a taste of local culture. This famed Northeastern restaurant on the Passarela do Caranguejo features live forró music in the traditional style of …
Museum in Aracaju

Palácio Museu Olímpio Campos

This museum is located in the former residence for the governor of Sergipe and has room after room of exhibits and well-preserved furniture and decorations. Make sure not to miss the light-up map detailing the layou…
Brazilian in Aracaju

Bada Grill

Located just north of the Passarela do Caranguejo and across the street from the beach, this casually elegant eatery has a breezy open terrace that's inviting for happy hour drinks and petiscos (snacks) such as the …
Desserts in Aracaju

Los Palitos

Carefully constructed sundaes overloaded with ingredients and topped with a signature Mexican style popsicle are on offer at this beachfront ice-cream shop. The sundaes are big enough for two. If you just want a tas…
Burgers in Aracaju

Burgeria

Burgeria is a new addition to the dull restaurant scene in the historic center. This small spot pretty much only does burgers, but they are juicy with perfectly melted cheese and thick buns. It's a great pick for lu…
Museum in Sergipe

Museu Histórico Sergipe

The Museu Histórico Sergipe is housed in the former Palácio do Governo. It has paintings from Carybé and other Northeastern artists, a room for aficionados of the outlaw Lampião and antique furniture and other relic…
Museum in Sergipe

Museu Afro-Brasileiro

Laranjeiras is considered to be the stronghold of Afro-Brazilian culture in Sergipe. This museum offers displays on sugar production, slave torture methods, Afro-Brazilian religions and Laranjeiras’ cultural traditi…
Museum in Aracaju

Museu de Gente Sergipana

Creative exhibits detail the geology, culture and history of the state of Sergipe at this museum located in a historic building on the river. There are lots of interactive elements that should be a thrill for kids.
Cultural in Aracaju

Festa de São João

The largest festival in Aracaju runs for the entire month of June and includes live forró (a music and dance style of the Northeast) bands and quadrilha (a type of square dancing) presentations.
Gelat in Aracaju

il Sordo

This cheery shop is well known in Aracaju for its delicious, creamy gelato and the fact that it's entirely staffed by deaf individuals. It's a 20-minute walk or short cab ride from the historic center.