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Address: Aracaju, State of Sergipe, Brazil

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Limited Excellent Portuguese Architecture

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2013
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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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Fortaleza, CE
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 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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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 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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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 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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Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

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

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Address: Aracaju, State of Sergipe, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sergipe (SE)  >  Aracaju

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