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Dragon of the Sea Cultural Center

Rua Dragao do Mar, 81 | Praia de Iracema, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60060-390, Brazil
55 85 3488 8600
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Ranked #10 of 91 Attractions in Fortaleza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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Fortaleza, CE
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Australia
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567 reviews 567 reviews
332 attraction reviews
487 helpful votes 487 helpful votes
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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Barcelona
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82 reviews 82 reviews
36 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

You will learn a lot about Ceará and the history of their people, religion, traditions and even toys. It is a very nice place to visit.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I was there in December/12 and unfortunately can not say much, as most of the attractions were closed. It seems to be a rich place for local culture and I didn´t see much in English... might be boring for foreigns. If you´re around, take a short walk to the Municipal Market, they sell everyhting there from local food, handcraft and... More

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