If you are planning a trip to Fortaleza in 2022, know that a city with a lot of dynamism and a magnificent cultural richness is waiting for you.
Although the main travel motive is always to enjoy the most beautiful beaches that Ceará offers, you can also enrich your trip with interesting sights, as well as enjoy the night in incredible bars.
The capital of the state of Ceará is a city for all tastes, so if you’re looking for what to do in Fortaleza.
In this article you’ll find the recommendations of Hostel Esperanto to know what you should visit to have a 360° experience of this beautiful city in northeastern Brazil.Visit its tourist attractionsTo start touring the sights of Fortaleza, you can spend an entire day and get to know the squares, museums, and sights that should be part of your tour. Start by visiting the cultural center.
An excellent proposal to start your tour is to go to the Centro Cultural Dragão do Mar, in the city center. It is a cultural center where artistic exhibitions, a theater, a library, a cinema and even a planetarium are available to visitors. We are sure that in this place you will always find something interesting to see and do.
A few steps away from the Dragão do Mar is the Museum of Contemporary Art of Ceará.
With exhibitions of interesting local, national and international artists.
It is part of the large Centro Cultural Dragão do Mar complex, so it is ideal to complement your visit.
Going towards Avenida Alberto Nepomuceno, you arrive at the Metropolitan Cathedral, an imposing construction inaugurated in 1978 with an eclectic and neo-Gothic style. It is also worth visiting Fortaleza’s Freedom Park, which is only a 10-minute walk away.
Other points of interest that you should include are the Teatro José de Alencar, the Mercado dos Pinhões, and the Fundação Maria Nilva Alves, a beautiful ecological reserve near the city, which offers its visitors several ideal trails for direct contact with the native nature of the region.Take a tour of its beautiful beachesIf you have already decided to travel to Fortaleza, surely you know that it is a city that offers an eternal summer all year round. Although it is best to avoid going in February, the month of heavy rains, whenever you decide to go you will always have the opportunity to enjoy its spectacular beaches.
Without a doubt, the list of beaches to visit in Fortaleza will be headed by Praia do Futuro.
Which has 8 kilometers of beautiful beach and strong waves, ideal for those who are passionate about water sports.
You can also enjoy Iracema Beach, which at night offers a wide variety of alternatives to experience the city’s nightlife.
But not before marveling at the sunset seen from the Puente dos Ingleses, another must-see tourist attraction in Fortaleza.
We invite you to read our post dedicated to the best beaches in Fortaleza so that you have more first-hand information for your trip.End your day in the best bars of FortalezaIf you like these rhythms and are looking for lower prices for drinks, you can go to JamRock, located in downtown Fortaleza or to the Reggae Club on Iracema Beach.
Finally, if you ask any place what to do on a Monday night in Fortaleza, they will surely indicate you to go to Pirata Bar.
An interesting place located at Rua dos Trabajaras 725, on Iracema Beach. It is recognized for offering “Monday craziest in the world”.
It opens its doors from 8 pm to guarantee a night full of dancing, live bands, and lots of fun! And as a curiosity, the survivors of the night receive a comforting hot soup!
It is also open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays.
But it is well worth going on Monday, as it is no wonder that the New York Times called this bar “The craziest place in the world on Monday night!”
As you can see, there are many plans you can make in Fortaleza.
A wonderful city that offers tourists and locals a full range of options to live an authentic experience of the Ceará culture!