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Quick look at Aracaju, capital of Brazil’s smallest state.

11 May

Aracaju is the capital of Sergipe, one of the Northeastern States of Brazil, and coincidently, the smallest one, but nonetheless, full of history and beautiful touristic sites.

Previously, we posted about Sergipe’s first capital, São Cristovão, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Now, a few images from the state’s current capital:

 Aracaju, is an example of the first planned cities in Brazil, and was built with the intention of becoming the state capital. It was founded in 1855, as the capital of Sergipe.

Enjoying the night beauty of Aracaju:

Thank you, Marcelle Cristinne, for the beautiful photo! Great angle! 😮

 Other historical cities from the northeast of Brazil:

São Luis, Maranhão  Eyes to the world   Teresina, Piauí   Interior da Bahia    Olinda, Pernambuco   João Pessoa and Ponta do Seixas, Paraíba  Maceió, Alagoas   Igarassu, Pernambuco  Vila dos Remédios, Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco   Rio Grande do Norte

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15 Comments

Posted by on May 11, 2012 in BRASIL, photography, TRAVEL

 

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15 responses to “Quick look at Aracaju, capital of Brazil’s smallest state.

  1. Marcia Clarke

    May 11, 2012 at 10:49 pm

    That is a beautiful city; the pictures tell a wonderful story. Thanks!

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  2. Gilly Gee

    May 11, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    Another wonderful set of photos!

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    • 3rdCultureChildren

      May 11, 2012 at 4:03 pm

      Thank you, Gilly, for your continuos sport, incentive and thoughtful comments! 😮

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  3. simplesimon8

    May 11, 2012 at 11:40 am

    Reblogged this on simplesimon8.

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