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Av. Ivaldo Alves Veras - J. Marco Zero - Jardim Marco Zero, Macapá - AP, 68903-362, Brazil

Some six kilometers (four miles) outside of the center of town, a cartographer's concept is given a physical expression at Macapá's most visited attraction. This monument marking where the equator passes through the city consists of a...

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1663 - R. Cândido Mendes, 1611 - Central, Macapá - AP, 68900-100, Brazil

It's actually easier to reach Macapá from French Guiana than from the rest of Brazil, thanks to a highway that connects the city with Cayenne, the capital of its neighbor. Things were not always so cordial, however. The impressive Fortaleza...

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Av. Mario Cruz, 0376 - Central, Macapá - AP, 68900-740, Brazil

Located just a short walk from the Fortaleza de São José de Macapá, this museum is in a typical 19th-century building and features exhibits on archaeological finds in the area, principally ceramic pieces created...

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R. Vila Operária, 1234 - Fazendinha, Macapá - AP, 68911-153, Brazil

If you want to swim in the Amazon, Fazendinha Beach (Praia da Fazendinha) is the best option—and, no, you need not worry about piranhas here. This beach is about 16 kilometers (10 miles) south from the city center, and it's the most...

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R. Beira Rio - Santa Ines, Macapá - AP, 68900-800, Brazil

Less than a 10-minute walk from the Fortaleza de São José de Macapá, the Trapiche Eliezer Levy is a pier that was constructed in the 1930s and extends into the Amazon. In addition to coming to admire the mighty river and...