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Fortaleza Sights and Landmarks Guide, Brazil


Whether it’s sandy beaches with crystal blue ocean views or cultural sites you are looking for, Fortaleza has it all. Fortaleza is located on the north eastern coast of Brazil. With the recent boom in the tourist industry, there are now over 2 million local residents. For a city this size, Fortaleza offers one of the safest travel destinations in Brazil. Fortaleza is the fourth largest city in Brazil, and offers some of the best resorts and travel accommodations found in the country.

There are many things to do year around Fortaleza. The climate is always warm and beautiful. You can take in the cultural attractions or enjoy the local nightlife. Depending on when you decide to travel, there are carnivals and events galore. The main carnival is in the last week of July and fills the streets with millions of dancers, acrobats and tourists alike. 

Fortaleza has largely been influenced by Portuguese history; there are many museums and historic places to discover. If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, schedule a sightseeing excursion to the Amazon Rain Forest. Known as one of the greatest forests, it offers over 2.5 million acres of adventure.

Fortaleza also offers wonderful beach front hotels for tourists in the Beira Mar Avenue area, which is one of the most often visited spots in the city.  The great view of the sea, coupled with an extensive choice of restaurants is a great way to pass the time.   Craft shops are plentiful and you will definitely have a chance to pick up some souvenirs.  This area of Fortaleza is also home for many artistic and cultural events as well. 

Fortaleza is a wonderful city to relax in and spend some time creating memories to last a lifetime.  Consider this city when you are booking your next getaway.

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