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Historic cities of Sao Cristovao and Laranjeiras

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Laranjeiras in half a day.

Minibuses leave from Rodoviario Velha in Aracaju about every 45 minutes. The trip to Laranjeiras... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2016
The first capital of the state

The historic city is composed of an old square with a church, a former convent, and colonial houses... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
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Nov 25, 2016
“Laranjeiras in half a day.”
Aug 24, 2016
“The first capital of the state”
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Reviewed November 25, 2016

Minibuses leave from Rodoviario Velha in Aracaju about every 45 minutes. The trip to Laranjeiras takes less than an hour. The town is not very exciting except for the two interesting museums, a grande old "trapiche" that once was the warehouse for goods moving downriver,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

The historic city is composed of an old square with a church, a former convent, and colonial houses from the time of the Portuguese occupation. Two other churches and old mansions suffice to make a trip to Sao Cristovao worth it, if you're in Aracaju,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

day trips from Aracaju Sao Cristovao is UNESCO declared Cultural Patrimony and open museum historic town and architecture Larageiras visit on a Saturday to experience the open market

Date of experience: July 2015
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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...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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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,...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Campinas, SP
Reviewed May 29, 2012

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

Date of experience: May 2012
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