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Centro de Turismo do Ceara, Fortaleza
(4/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Located inside an old prison, Centro de Turismo do Ceara now houses shops in the former cells. You’ll find local textiles--look for the embroidered lace that the area is known for--alongside souvenirs and other handicrafts. The city’s tourist office is also located inside the prison, so stop by for maps and info about events. Use our Fortaleza itinerary maker to visit Centro de Turismo do Ceara on your trip to Fortaleza, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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TripAdvisor
  • highly recommended, attractive sample all the wonderful handicrafts from the region, it is a real enjoyment stroll over there.
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  • This Center is part of the city, but it was interesting to meet tur, has many shops offering handicraft and lace, the prices are kind of scheduled, but it was nice to meet ...
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  • Despite being a good option to buy crafts from Ceará the place is located in a dangerous area, many vagrants in the vicinity, I miss safety.
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  • Good location and quiet for purchases. Same things as on all sides but clean and safe. Be a former prison gives a special touch
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  • Excelente lugar para passeio e compras, três andares de lojinhas onde você encontra os verdadeiros produtos artesanais do Ceará, mas tenha cuidado também tem muita coisa "importada" que parece ser renda, mas não é!!! Preços ótimos, mas nunca aceite a primeira proposta, precisa pechinchar, os vendedores colocam um valor muito alto e depois chegam no valor real das peças. Leve dinheiro, pois a maioria não aceita cartão, mas não se preocupe tem Caixa eletrônico 24 horas e do Banco do Brasil na entrada.
  • Portal O POVO - 03 ESFAQUEAMENTOS / ROUBOS DIÁRIOS EM TODA ORLA DA PRAIA DE FORTALEZA Um turista holandês, de 66 anos, foi esfaqueado durante uma suposta tentativa de assalto, na Praia de Iracema, na madrugada de ontem. O idoso teria sido abordado por dois homens no Aterro da Praia de Iracema e não entendeu que se trava de um assalto, já que não sabe falar português. A demora na reação teria sido interpretada como resistência e um dos assaltantes esfaqueou o turista, na região das costas. Foi a terceira agressão à faca na orla de Fortaleza em menos de 72 horas. Mesmo esfaqueado, o idoso teria conseguido ir ao encontro de policiais militares que patrulhavam o local. Os PMs tentaram perseguir os assaltantes, mas não obtiveram sucesso. Nenhum suspeito foi preso, até o fechamento desta página. O turista foi levado ao Instituto Doutor José Frota (IJF), mas já recebeu alta. De acordo com a Secretaria da Segurança Pública e Defesa Social (SSPDS), a titular da Delegacia de Proteção ao Turista (Deprotur), delegada Adriana Arruda, teria recebido informações sobre o caso, porém, o homem não chegou a registrar ocorrência. Policiais teriam ido ao apartamento do holandês para colher o seu depoimento, mas ele não quis atendê-los. No domingo, 17, um turista uruguaio foi esfaqueado durante uma tentativa de assalto no Espigão da Praia do Náutico e, no mesmo dia, um outro homem sofreu ação semelhante no Aterro da Praia de Iracema, em frente ao Ideal Clube.
  • Excelente . O artesanato é bastante diferente. A qualidade é de primeira. Tem estacionamento e seguro.
  • Ótimo