Praca do Ferreira, Fortaleza

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#3 of 10 in Historic Sites in Fortaleza
Praca do Ferreira has undergone much change in its lifetime, but it has long been considered "Coração da Cidade" (The Heart of the City). Today this bustling square is presided over by a tall clock known as the "Coluna da Hora," or Pillar of Time. Enjoy the cooling spray from the fountains around the clock's base, or sit in the shade of a tree and watch as shoppers, city workers and the occasional street performer pass you by. Using our custom trip planner, Fortaleza attractions like Praca do Ferreira can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Ferreira square is a busy place, with many passerby and is located in the Centre of the capital. When your around there are many old buildings that reveal a little of the history of the capital.
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  • Well maintained clean square, just isn't the best security you made out with more family mainly on weekends.
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  • Beautiful square, historical and cultural site, makes a nice wind at the end of the afternoon, great place to rest after a long walk through the Center.
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  • A historical square in Fortaleza. A touristic place.
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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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