Iracema Statue Approx. Time: 1 hours
Activity Level: Easiest

A monument to the beautiful native Indian heroine of the novel "Iracema" by the immortal Ceará-born José de Alencar. It depicts Iracema arrow in hand, aimed at the Portuguese warrior before her and holding her son Moacir, symbol of the miscegenation of the Indians and the white man. The statue was erected on Mucuripe Beach, where Iracema waited on the wharf for the return of her lover.