Im not a big fan of those kind of thing normally, but that teatre is nice and worth good there for a little tour.
If you are visiting the city of Fortaleza on a cruise ship be prepared for bus loads of passengers at the theatre and only a handful of other tourists.That aside, it was wonderful to see this showy building with a fusion of Victorian classical and Art Nouveau architecture. Our guide took us through the entry gates which is a separate... More
The theater hosted the opening ceremony of an important event, so it was possible to walk through the place, see its many balconies, sit on its straw chairs, and watch an orchestra and a choir, just to realize the acoustics could have been much better. Anyway, the place is really beautiful, and deserves to be visited, because of its remarkable... More
This is a +100 years old building and very pretty for a visit, especially if an event is being held there at night. However, be careful of the surroundings since it is right in the middle of downtown, with a dodgy piazza at the front.
Despite its ugly neighborhood, its very inters tins to see the contrast of the building. Marvelous. But do not forget to check its interior. Its not the Sistine chapel, but look up. Check the details, Get informed of its history. That mingles with the local elite past. Worth the visit.
Inaugurated in 1910, it has an art noveau front, combining colorful stained glass with a metalic structure imported from Scotland. There's a guided tour you can take to visit the building interior, with its belle epoque friezes, cabins and stairs and a beautiful garden (project by Burle Marx). Check the opening time before actually going there, as we were not... More
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