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Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza plays hosts to six World Cup matches, including a quarter-final.

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Fortaleza - Estadio Castelao

In the group stage, Fortaleza hosted fans from Travel to Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire, Travel to Costa Rica Costa Rica, Travel to Germany Germany, Travel to Ghana Ghana, Travel to Greece Greece, Travel to Mexico Mexico and Travel to Uruguay Uruguay.

Travel to Brazil Local fans could also see Brazil play.

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Founded in 1726, Fortaleza became the capital of Ceará in 1799.

Fortaleza has some 34 kilometres of beaches, with Praia do Futuro the popular one nearest to the city.

Iracema is the place to go for bars and nightclubs while Mucuripe Beach offers you a chance to see the typical fishing boats of the region; the jangadas.

Football in Fortaleza

Ceara Sporting Club and Fortaleza Esporte Clube are two of the most popular clubs in the north-east of Brazil.

Estadio Castelao - Fortaleza

2014 World Cup Finals fixtures played at Estadio Castelao.

Saturday, 14th June

Group D
Travel to Uruguay Uruguay vs Costa Rica Travel to Costa Rica (1:3)

Tuesday, 17th June

Group A
Travel to Brazil Brazil vs Mexico Travel to Mexico (0:0)

Saturday, 21st June

Group G
Travel to Germany Germany vs Ghana Travel to Ghana (2:2)

Tuesday, 24th June

Group C
Travel to Greece Greece vs Côte d'Ivoire Travel to Côte d'Ivoire (2:1)

Sunday, 29th June

Second Round
Travel to Holland Netherlands vs Mexico Travel to Mexico (2:1)

Friday, 4th July

Travel to Brazil Brazil vs Colombia Travel to Colombia (2:1)

Road to The Final.

Fortaleza Accommodation

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Fortaleza Tourism

The main drag in Fortaleza is along the Beira Mar.

A popular place to visit outside of Fortaleza is Jericoacoara.

Secretaria de Turismo de Fortaleza:
Official Fortaleza tourist information from the Prefeitura Municipal de Fortaleza.

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Official tourist information from the state of Ceara.

Turismo Fortaleza:
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Getting to Fortaleza

Fortaleza by Air

The airport for lights to Fortaleza is the Pinto Martins International Airport (FOR).

Fortaleza by Bus

Fortaleza's long-distance bus station is the Rodoviária Engenheiro João Thomé.

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