Mucuripe Lighthouse, Fortaleza

#10 of 14 in Historic Sites in Fortaleza
One of the oldest buildings in Fortaleza, Mucuripe Lighthouse now houses the Museum of Fortaleza, a collection of representations of Fortaleza. Inside the handsome, octagonal tower you will find drawings, photographs, documents, illustrations, excerpts from novels, and stories of visitors. Unfortunately, the historic building has suffered a little from vandalism and neglect in recent years. Mucuripe Lighthouse is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Fortaleza Edition.
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  • Horrible access location and bad flagged. The Lighthouse is in a deplorable situation, all tarred and abandoned. Without security and without the least. An ugly part of Fortaleza.
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  • The new Lighthouse represents a marcona history of capital and our country, being the largest in the Americas and the sixth largest in the world with 71, 1 m. It's a smart and construction works in an automated manner. The sides of the new Lighthouse is the old lighthouse that operated since 1958.
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  • Interesting point of interest in a well preserved. You can visit the place in a short time and them walk around as it is a beatiful area.  more »
  • Where could be done a work that can help the most needy people, children and where to by groups of local communities itself could be used for surf lessons, a sport that would help change a lot of lives of young people. I wonder if one day the Brazil will improve.
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  • Completely abandoned and no security. It is a pity that the Government let this happen with a historic place. Could be a nice tourist place. very dangerous for those who do not know. Better not to risk it in this place.
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  • To protect in times gone by, but now also. Always indicating the safest route to the beautiful city of Fortaleza. Not only ships but also the rafts are driven by this luzeiros.
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  • Hazardous area-Dangerous Area there is a community and is a port area with vacant lots and warehouses. Theres is a poor community and storage areas inhabited potencially dangerous. Not recomended specially after sunset.
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  • Careless heritage, no security but a beautiful view of the lighthouse, I advise you not to go alone.
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