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Ilha Fiscal, Rio de Janeiro
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Ilha Fiscal is an island in Guanabara Bay, bordering the historic city center of Rio de Janeiro, in southeastern Brazil.Originally named by Europeans as Ilha dos Ratos (Rat Island), its current name comes from the fact there have worked since the Guarda Fiscal, serving the port of the then capital of the Empire in the nineteenth century. The island became famous for having housed the famous Baile da Ilha Fiscal, the last big party of the Empire before the proclamation of the Republic in November 1889.Ilha Fiscal now houses a museum of cultural history that is maintained by the Navy of Brazil.
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  • I was a few months ago on the island, but that opportunity the day was rainy. Now I had the chance to visit the island with Sun and the charm remained the same the first time. Beautiful place, very inviting to date and know the history of the brazilian monarchy last homecoming. Recommend a visit.
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  • Worth the tour, gained directly in the Navy Museum, to the island, the known Fiscal Island dance outside of the Villa, at the end of the Empire. Very good guide, humorous, dynamic. There is a small museum inside, included in the visit.
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  • The ride to the island starts Fiscal with a visit to the Navy Cultural space, where you can meet various attractions. Access to the island is by boat, a short trip. Getting there are greeted by a very nice guide that shows the historical building and account on the last ball of the Empire. The interior is not very interesting, but the building is beautiful and the view also. Worth the visit.
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  • Wow such a wonder the Emperor as “one dedicated case, worthy for a shiny jewel.” The building Ilha Fiscal was inaugurated at the begins of 1889 by the Emperor. Among the attractives it stands out the lounges that houses temporal and permanents expositions that reveals the history of the Marine and the island, a collection of stained glass and stoneworks, columns, arches, flowers and imperial symbols
  • It is an important place of Brazil history. Only 3 guided visits per day at 12:10, 14:30 and 15:30. Actually going by small boat to the island. Unfortunately this is not possible to visit the submarine for the moment.
  • Nice, guides are full of enthusiasm. Nice view on Rio. Bookings at the Museu Naval start at 11a.m. and can only be done for the same day.
  • vista bonita a partir da região e, desdobramento cultural igual.
  • Muita história neste lugar