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Aracaju historic downtown

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Address: Aracaju, State of Sergipe, Brazil

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Interesting Little Side Trip

The historic district is not that big of an area but nice to take a stroll through especially after having lunch at the Mercado Municipal which is walking distance from each... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
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Lisbon, Portugal
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153 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Its interesting to go and visit once you are near but you wont miss anything special if you dont. The palace of the governour is the most interesting thing you can do

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Brasilia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The historic district is not that big of an area but nice to take a stroll through especially after having lunch at the Mercado Municipal which is walking distance from each other. From here you can pop your into the São Salvador Church and walk over to Ponte di Imperador to catch a view of the River Aracaju and and... More 

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Campinas, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

A small museum but with very interesting historical, cultural and ethnical exhibits. Techonology is used in a nive way. there is a very good cafe at the bottom!

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Fortaleza, CE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
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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Thank Fabiano F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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Thank Gerald H
Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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Thank Debora_SC

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