What I would say for this attraction is that should be combined with the Mercado Central tour. Then it would pay the visit. To go there just for the cathedral, then it could be disappointing, once there is nothing else in the surroundings.
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From the outside thisc begrimed Roman-Gothic Cathedral with its twein spires dominating the surrounding arwea, and the buttresses so reminiscent of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, could understandably be mistaken for neo-Gothic and old. It is far from venerabler, however: construction of thuis edifice began...More
From the outside it doesn't look very inviting and in an unpleasant neighbourhood, but inside it is very nice, austere, but nice. The stained glass windows are a highlight and the chapel is bright and welcoming.
The cathedral is a pleasant oasis in what is essentially the busy market district of Fortaleza. The traffic is horrendous and the litter from street sellers and the neighbouring carbuncle of a commercial centre do not enhance the visit.
Large cathedral, some nice vitraux, but a shame it is so badly kept. How can a government be so unnatentive with the main church in a state capital? Some attention would certainly be a sign of respect for the people of Fortaleza, and it would...More
This is the most unimpressive Cathedral I've ever seen. It's quite large and has some stained glass but otherwise is very plain. The ceiling was being repaired while we were there, it looked to be falling down in places. I tried to light an "electric"...More
Mercado Central is close to the cathedral. Here you can find some good deals for table cloth, bags souvenirs, etc.. Good prices
The Cathedral is located next to the public market. It is free to visit, and easy to get to. The Cathedral is beautiful, byt more sparce inside than many Cathedrals in Brazil. It gives you a quite place to collect and prioritize your thoughts. I...More