Fortaleza is well known for its artisanal products, and in particular for embroidery of Portuguese tradition. The city also owns some modern shopping malls.
Beira Mar Artisanal Market (Feirinha)
Every night from 18 to 22 a large craft market is open on the Beira Mar waterfront. This market, also known as the "Feirinha", offers a wide range of artisanal products ranging from embroidery to bags, hammocks, t-shirts, etc..
Iguatemi Shopping Center
The Iguatemi is the main shopping center of Fortaleza. Its several shops sell clothes and other products of excellent quality. Iguatemi also includes a multiplex cinema and two areas dedicated to restaurants.
A favourite option for the shopping of Fortaleza residents, the Mercado Central (central market) is located in the center of the city, near Praia de Iracema. Its prices are very low but this is usually also the case of the products quality.