Nossa Senhora de Assuncao Fort, Fortaleza

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Military Museum
Long ago, Nossa Senhora de Assuncao Fort was used to prevent intrusions from invaders, and today it houses the headquarters of the 10th Military Region of the Brazilian Army. Located near the central market and opposite the Fortaleza Cathedral, this is a place you can go to learn about the history. It was erected by the Dutch in 1649 and then taken by the Portuguese in 1654 and renamed. At this very spot is where the small village of Fortaleza was born, and now it’s among the five largest cities of Brazil. Visit the prison where Bárbara de Alencar was incarcerated and take a guided tour to hear all of the interesting stories. With our online itinerary creator, Fortaleza attractions like Nossa Senhora de Assuncao Fort can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • One of the few places in Fortaleza where you can still get a feel for the history of this sprawling city. Excellent guides are available at the entrance to the Military HQ.  more »
  • Beautiful image of the Cathedral and has a wonderful view, made purchases, tours and fun.
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  • Circling Fortress, I visit and get to know the history of the site where the city began. The fortress of our Lady of the assumption is a back to the past, when the Portuguese sought to settle in that land and had to fight invaders, especially the Dutch. The fortress was not completed, but the main part is intact. Worth knowing!
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  • Location of the Fort built by Matthias Beck and rebuilt the background of the engineer Scott Paulet, built on the banks of the Pajeú Brook. The cannon gives clues that the unnamed city of Fortaleza always targeted wrong.
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  • 10th military region is one of the landmarks of the city, maintained by the Brazilian Army.
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  • It is worth visiting.
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  • It's worth a lot to know cannot be left out of the tour
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