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Dragao do Mar Centro de Arte e Cultura

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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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Great place fror drinking bear with wine and to go dance with the locals Orbitz a night to a GLS clubs normal bars a little bit of every thing for every one

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 23, 2016
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15 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Abandoned on a monday evening @ 7pm, what is supposed to be peak-time, left right away, bad neighborhood

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Great place fror drinking bear with wine and to go dance with the locals Orbitz a night to a GLS clubs normal bars a little bit of every thing for every one

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Thank Francisco F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a really interesting area of the city, we visited it several times during my extended stay, it comes alive on weekend nights. Be sure to be slightly careful here if you're drinking, I had no problems here but I have heard it can be sketchy at times, pretty normal for a city.

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Fortaleza, CE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Starting from late afternoon there are plenty of activities for families. Cinemas, theatre, planetarium, art expositions. There are always some free activities for families with kids. During the night, this place is crazy. Tones of bars and discos.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Dragão do Mar has quite an ambiance. It is a complex made out of restored old buildings with contemporary elements, such as colorful lights and vintage steel. We went there for dinner. I felt a bit unsafe due to the amount of people asking for food. Although they were not agressive, still it was a reminder of the big diferences... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

This place is full of cultural activities and can spend some time here. It's Full of museums with permanent exhibitions, there is also a contemporary art museum, planetarium, art cinemas, cafes, bars, restaurants, Amphitheater. There is much to see here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

the cultural center houses a museum, theater, open air theatre, cinema, restaurant, cafe During the day visit the center, museuem At night it is one of Fortaleza's nightlife point of attraction

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

The dragon of the sea cultural center landed from out of space (or the first world)'in the middle of a delapidated and unsafe centro. The place offers great modern art galleries, restaurants, outside bar space and space for entertainment. There is a small outside pavilion where we saw the most outrageous break dance performance!! Nice poeole and a mixed crowd.... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2015

Modern architecture and large facilities. Nearby are many restaurants and lots of visitors. In the center is a museum, cinema, theater, amphitheater and always something going on.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015

The cultural center with its surrounding shopping street, and the vibrant night life, is a must see when in Fortaleza. Chances are, you will be coming back the very next day.

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