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Historic cities of Sao Cristovao and Laranjeiras

Aracaju, State of Sergipe, Brazil
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Ranked #16 of 57 Attractions in Aracaju
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Fortaleza, CE
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428 reviews 428 reviews
370 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This are two small cities that are part of the Brazilian ancient history. Both have small historical city centers that can be visited in a few hours. You will see most thing from the outside and few places have internal visits. But it is nice to see the Brazil of colonial days.

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Dunkerque, France
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104 reviews 104 reviews
85 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Both cities are only half an hour away from Aracaju (Rodoviária Velha, only 2,10 and 2,25Rs) Laranjeiras has a more rural aspect, less touristy. A few hours are enough to stroll around. There's 1 pousada in the center. If interested in climbing a church tower, go for the Morro do Bonfim Hill, climb up the street leading to it and... More

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Campinas, SP
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

The cities are not very well taken care of. They are cute, however.

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