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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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  • Must for the tourist itinerary of the downtown Rio. The building was commissioned by King Pedro II to look like a jewelry. There happened the last big party of the monarchy. It is worth mentioning the work of masonry in the Windows of the building.
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  • Beautiful place. You can buy a schooner cruise out of the Centro Cultural da Marinha. The guide is a sympathy and explains everything with great simplicity.
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  • The visitation to this island is Thursday through Sunday. Three times,. Tickets sold from the 11 hours and sell only to the day of the tour. I liked most of the building from the outside than the inside. Upon arriving on the island, the visit is made by a guide
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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.
  • Muita história neste lugar
  • Quero me casar aí
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