This is the most effective way to know and visualize Fortaleza's tourist potential in a short time. This tour lasts for a maximum of two and a half hours, and manages to condense the main sights of the city at that time. It starts at Avenida Beira Mar, which houses the handicraft fair, the statue of Iracema and the neighborhood of Mucuripe. This district has poetic, economic and historical importance for the city, besides harboring the local port.
Then passing through the most popular beach of the city, Praia do Futuro, and the Meireles neighborhood, which is considered one of the most chic. There are Avenida Dom Luís, a tribute to the archbishop of Fortaleza; the Portugal Square, which honors sailors and settlers; and the church Our Lady of Lebanon, the only Orthodox church in the city. In addition, it is also in Aldeota that are the mausoleum of former president Castelo Branco. The tour goes to the area of Praia de Iracema, place of the eternal lovers.
One of the stops is the Ponte dos Ingleses, also called the Metallic Bridge. The tour passes through the Dragão do Mar de Arte e Cultural Center and the center of the city, where she grew up. There is the Central Handicraft Market, Fort Schonemborch, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Fortaleza, the Public Promenade, the train station and the old public jail, which now houses a handicraft center.