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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  • Located in front of the market and the Cathedral, the fortress is today the headquarters of the army, but open to public visitation and guided by a trainee of tourism very well prepared it will showing the dependencies and reporting all important facts where the strong role played relevant. Ride of a lifetime.
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  • very good walk right in front of the Cathedral place with muvcha history is free and apart you have a guide who enter ask in which language you speak and ready very good ride
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  • Free guided visits, about 40 minutes. It is opposite the Central market, near the Cathedral, I recommend the tour.
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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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  • 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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  • 10th military region is one of the landmarks of the city, maintained by the Brazilian Army.
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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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