Historic cities of Sao Cristovao and Laranjeiras, Aracaju

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Travel back in time to the Historic cities of Sao Cristovao and Laranjeiras where expansive, cobblestone plazas are bordered with simple, orange and yellow-colored buildings. Stroll the streets, past locals traveling by mule and cart, and image yourself a town local heading home after church for a family meal in a rustic kitchen. In Laranjeiras, look for a church with a tower called Morro do Bonfim Hill. Walk toward the church and ask a local about the keys to the tower, they will point you towards a family home near the church's entrance. Knock on the door and politely ask to be let into the church. Once inside, climb the tower steps until you reach a lookout. It provides a wonderful view of the town and surrounding area, the same view that many a priest must have seen, unchanged after almost two centuries. Arrange to visit Historic cities of Sao Cristovao and Laranjeiras and other attractions in Aracaju using our Aracaju day trip tool .
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  • October 5, 2017
    A beautiful city in the historic centre, for those who appreciate history and architecture, a quiet contagious and people nice. There are several churches and monasteries available for visitation, we were very well received by the friars.
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  • October 2, 2017
    Visit St. Kitts the 4th oldest town of Brazil and ex-capital of Sergipe is very good. Meet your architecture, its streets, its museums is a living history lesson, is diving in the past, is to experience the hospitality of this people.
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  • August 31, 2017
    Church of the last century, old houses, little mobility, not far from aracaju, average cost of living.
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The main coastal road in Aracaju's southeast houses the bulk of its available accommodations. Just a short walk from the city's most popular beaches, the rooms here offer good views and convenient location. Chain hotels and independents dominate the selection in this area, with rooms ranging from the simple to the luxurious, plus extra amenities at a higher price. Budget-conscious travelers may wish to explore the main residential area to the north, with simple hotels and guesthouses available.
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