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Aracaju historic downtown

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Address: Aracaju, State of Sergipe, Brazil

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My wife is from Aracaju and it's a good new place to tour and stay. There are open air markets to buy fresh fruits and veggies and crafts of the local craftsmen. The fruits are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Richard B
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife is from Aracaju and it's a good new place to tour and stay. There are open air markets to buy fresh fruits and veggies and crafts of the local craftsmen. The fruits are not to be missed: papaya, mango, banana (varieties), Ascerola cherries, and many other fruits that are cheap to buy and sample. Try a fruit juice... More 

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Thank Richard B
Lisbon, Portugal
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Its interesting to go and visit once you are near but you wont miss anything special if you dont. The palace of the governour is the most interesting thing you can do

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Thank Margarida W
Brasilia
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79 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

The historic district is not that big of an area but nice to take a stroll through especially after having lunch at the Mercado Municipal which is walking distance from each other. From here you can pop your into the São Salvador Church and walk over to Ponte di Imperador to catch a view of the River Aracaju and and... More 

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Thank Marcos C
Campinas, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

A small museum but with very interesting historical, cultural and ethnical exhibits. Techonology is used in a nive way. there is a very good cafe at the bottom!

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Thank João Frederico M
Fortaleza, CE
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1,041 reviews
879 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

The historical center has very little to see, because the main historical cities of Sergipe are located about 40 km outside Aracaju. If you want to see historical sites go to São Cristovao.

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Thank Fabiano F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

Stunning embroidered clothes in the shops of Centro de Turismo, very close to the Cathedral. Also, the handicraft museum. Spent a lovely time there, 5 min walking to the Municipal market, another place you can't miss.

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1 Thank Marcia H
Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

The historical district is a limited number of structures almost overun by infills. Having seen 80 % of Portugal, the examples are worth the walk. The market is huge but a challenge and do not go alone.

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Thank AlofGlencoe
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2012

Be a smart gringo. Travel in a group or pairs. Do not show a lot of money, jewelry or watches. This is worth a visit but be careful. It is a dangerous area.

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Thank Gerald H
Brazil
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68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

A very nice and organized city, very clean and great to spend vacations.

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