Welcome to Fortaleza

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Fortaleza is the capital of Ceara state and one of Brazil's biggest cities, with a population of 2.5 million. It's a popular seaside resort for Brazilians and is now attracting more international visitors. It is also known as one of Brazil's best party towns and has a buzzing music scene, as well as a renowned comedy circuit.

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Fortaleza is a year-round resort. The warm, dry months from July-November are especially good.

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Where to Stay in Fortaleza

Hotel Caxambu on Rua General Bezerril is close to the center and offers rooms from R$25. La Maison on Av. Des. Moreira has a convenient location and comfortable rooms from R$100.

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Shopping Streets

Feirinha da Beira Mar hosts a daily market from 4pm until 10pm and is a good place to find local crafts and souvenirs. Mercado Central at the cathedral is another good market. Shopping Iguatemi is the largest mall in the city, with international fashion brands and a 24-hour supermarket.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Fortaleza is priced at R$3.92, while a dozen eggs will cost R$7.83.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
C$ 7.70
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
C$ 78.55
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
C$ 1.37
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
C$ 2.43

Where to Eat in Fortaleza

Maciel Lanches on Av. Monsenhor Tabosa offers basic local dishes of rice, beans and meat from around R$4. Alfredo do Peixe by the fish market has some of the best seafood in town, with mains from R$20.