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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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  • Where was held the last dance of the monarchy in Brazil. Are in a privilegiadíssimo site ... by the sea. A place for who loves architecture and you can observe every corner. Recommend!!
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  • Entrar em contato com as obras e a Historia da Ilha e do ultimo baile do Imperio foi genial! Seeing the art and the Island History and also about the last ball of the late Brazilian Empire is wonderfu...  more »
  • I had spoken so much that we decided to go to walk. Belonging to the armed Brazilian, is take machines vans or a boat that arrives to the place, starting from square XV. The place in if, is an old Castle of the century 19th known hear have is made the last dance of the Crown before Brazil is definitely in uan Republic. But everything is there, since the visit in itself is intended to show the virtues of the Navy than in recounting the era of the emperors.
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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