Centro de Turismo do Ceara, Fortaleza

Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Located inside an old prison, Centro de Turismo do Ceara now houses shops in the former cells. You’ll find local textiles--look for the embroidered lace that the area is known for--alongside souvenirs and other handicrafts. The city’s tourist office is also located inside the prison, so stop by for maps and info about events. Plan your Centro de Turismo do Ceara visit and explore what else you can see and do in Fortaleza using our Fortaleza trip app.
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  • Not too far from the city centre you find this nice place. Former prison was converted into small tourist shops selling typical handicraft products of the region. Pity the place lies in a not too...  more »
  • There must be a central point where all vendors buy there stuff. I’m unsure if bring mass produced meets the definition of “craft”. Narrow hallways as befitting a prison. Nice little cantina...  more »
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  • Lots of small shops with different souvenirs.
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