Markets are one of the best places to shop as they hone your bargaining skills and get you things that are good, unique and pocket-friendly. Mercado Central gives a thrill of bargain shopping to all shoppers with its wide variety of stalls that range from lingerie, embroidery, bags, swimwear, clothing and local products. Browse through the shops to check out some interesting things to buy, and be prepared to search through the piles at some stores to find an item that you might not find anywhere else.
Jardins Open Mall is a unlike any other shopping centers in the neighborhood. Featuring 30 selected stores, a recreation zone and three restaurants, this landscaped mall with its fountains, stream and garden is indeed a retail oasis. This small yet cozy retail center offers a serene environment to shop or dine. From live music to boutique stores and elegant eateries, you will indeed enjoy coming to Jardins Open Mall.
Established in 1982, Shopping Iguatemi Fortaleza was the first of its kind in Ceará and is one of the largest in the state. This two-level mall has 300 stores, a couple of food courts, and 12 movie theaters and features a currency exchange, post office, a repair shop and a children's entertainment zone besides other services. Stroll through the various shops for a nice retail therapy or just meet up with your friends at one of their lounges, no matter what your plan is, you will definitely have an entertaining time here.
What was once a historic jail has been converted into the Centro de Turismo do Ceara, a complete cultural destination tourists in Fortaleza must visit. Apart from welcoming tourists and providing all the information necessary to having an enjoyable vacation in the city, the center is home to two museums - of local culture and mineralogy - as well as handicraft stores. Although focusing mostly on textiles, the stores are known for other local specialties like pottery, too.
This three level, Spanish themed mall is a shoppers delight. Shopping Del Paseo has more than 100 stores that range from clothing, accessories to gourmet food. The food court is one of the best in the neighborhood with a lot of great variety and tasty delights. Though it has only two movie theaters, they are modern and feature the latest flicks. Whether it is window shopping, buying, dining or entertainment, this beautiful mall is a good place to visit.
Situated in Fátima, Shopping Fortaleza Sul is a large shopping center with a vast assortment of stores to please those on a shopping spree. Designer clothing, swimwear, jewelry, accessories, fragrances, sportswear - all this and more is available at stores like Secret Bijoux, Candy, Marly's, Joaquina and others. For an exciting shopping excursion, Shopping Fortaleza Sul should definitely be on your list.