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Dragon of the Sea Cultural Center

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Address: Rua Dragao do Mar, 81 | Praia de Iracema, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60060-390, Brazil
Phone Number: 55 85 3488 8600
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The whole "Dragão do Mar" complex is incredible. Lots of great restaurants, art and music. The perfect place if you're looking for culture. The only downside is the security... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 7, 2014
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Fortaleza, CE
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boston
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My husband and I visited this place today and we were thoroughly disappointed. Although they had a lot of staff walking around, no one spoke English . The museums, library, planetarium were all closed. The only thing open was a small coffee shop where no one spoke English. We finally just gave up, hopped a cab and went back to... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Don't waste your time... there are nothing to see. The Cearense Culture Exposure is ridiculous, limited to some bottles of colour sand.

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Fortaleza, CE
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The whole "Dragão do Mar" complex is incredible. Lots of great restaurants, art and music. The perfect place if you're looking for culture. The only downside is the security outside... Besides that, a lovely place with a great vibe.

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Banjul, Gambia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Decent Restaurants, beers, caipirinhas, good music, good for families too. Though the quality differs from restaurant to restaurant Gets crowded late.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The place serves as a cultural center for the City, with a Planetarium, Cinemas, Theaters, and two museums. During the day you can visit the exhibits, but at night you have a lot going on at the restaurants and bars around. The place is a bit run down, neglected by the administrations, but still a nice place to visit when... More 

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Rio Branco, AC
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

They have activities for children every sunday from 4 to 6 pm. Many shows, theatre, movies and so on, ee]veryday except mondays, after 2 pm. Also bars and restaurants, and local handicrafts

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Fortaleza, CE
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Even though Dragão do Mar's new architecture there's nothing to do with what it was Praia de Iracema before I still think this place is a great option for people in general. This is what I like more about it, it's a democratic place! A lot of nice free exhibitions, good art movies,plays and concerts going on, a great and... More 

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Coca, Ecuador
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

You have live music in this place nice brazilian tunes. The thing i dislike: the restaurant which is offering the show charges you like 5 reais for your visit there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Just off shopping street Rua Monsenhor Tabosa, is one of the most recognised national venues in Fortaleza and a must do while in the city. If you can spare a few hours (we couldn’t give it the time it deserves) there is a combination of art and culture accessible in a fairly compact area. Keys sights include the Cearense Ceara... More 

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brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Without comment,it's a beautiful place.The view from up is a beautiful dragon,you can also visit a museum or library.At night,you can go with your friends for pizza and can still hear a live music. ;)

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