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. Use our Fortaleza road trip website to arrange your visit to Nossa Senhora de Assuncao Fort and other attractions in Fortaleza.
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  • I made a visit to this Fort or fortress and I liked it. Was a guided tour and know a little more about the city through this site.
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  • Nice place, with a lot of story to tell. Excellent to take children who are studying the history of the capital.
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  • The Fort or fortress is the milestone that marks the beginning of the city of fortaleza. It's a historic site, so it is 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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  • I loved the preservation of any structure, well worth checking out, great place to record beautiful pictures!!
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  • It's a great place to visit, there knows more about the strong as the city of Fortaleza.
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  • Here is the command of the Army (10th military region) and a little of the history of the Foundation of the fortress.
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If you want to focus on the historical attractions in Fortaleza, stay in the city center or a nearby neighborhood for easy access. Far more popular, however, is the coastal neighborhood of Praia de Iracema, where you can immerse yourself in the city's beach, restaurant, and nightlife scene. Any number of hotels line the neighborhood's expansive beachfront. For something a bit quieter, but still a stone's throw from the beach, look east to the coastal neighborhoods of De Lourdes and Praia do Futuro II. Thanks to the growing popularity of Fortaleza tourism, you can find a range of budget hostels throughout the city.
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