Nossa Senhora de Assuncao Fort, Fortaleza

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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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TripAdvisor
  • The fortress no nothing original, and the guide was very bad, so bad that even tried to know nothing. A shame that a person with so much ill will in entertained. Don't miss anything if you don't visit this place.
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  • Could be interesting if instead of having the army headquarters, were a cultural pole and historic city of Fortaleza. Unfortunately it was closed over the holidays. On the outside is beautiful.
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  • Very nice site, by your story, is next to the central market and one can visit both at the same time.
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Google
  • Um dos possíveis locais onde nasceu Fortaleza. Ponto turístico obrigatório.
  • Lugar histórico de muito valor, vale uma visita.
  • Aula de história presencial e conservada
  • Do military command headquarters and historical place.
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  • centro historico