Crystal Palace

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Crystal Palace
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The Crystal Palace was built in France as a greenhouse to grow orchids.
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Alesch2014
Jundiai, SP83 contributions
we were not impressed. the park surrounding is kitsch and the building is empty and dusty. You can spend 20 minutes there.
Written August 7, 2019
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GUSDALI
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,161 contributions
A beautiful old structure made of glass and built to be the Emperor´s particular greenhouse. Indeed, that´s not a palace, but, because of its magnificence, came to be called as so. It is in the midlle of a gourgeos green park and some people use to chill out or even make a picnic in its outside area. Nowadays, its inside houses fairs, exhibitions, parties, weddings and receptions.
Written October 3, 2011
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SinceWed
Ottawa, Canada113 contributions
The palace is just a building of the imperial period of Brazil. Important more for the history of the city than for any special "must see" . In the city of Petropolis the Imperial Museum is worth visiting and this Palace is a small attraction, in my opinion, if one.
Written August 13, 2018
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Orleans51
Ottawa, Canada136 contributions
Couples
I was disappointed to see this glass shell, almost abandoned, in the middle of town. If only there had been a year-long display of orchids or some tropical plants of which there is an abundance here. I understand that it is sometimes used as a beer-hall during October fest, some would roll in their grave knowing that war escapees found paradise here. A few stalls with knick-knacks for sale and snack bars, but otherwise a disappointment.
Written January 22, 2019
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RaquelPacheco
Paris, France193 contributions
This is a very beautiful place. Glass and iron surrounded by nature bring the visitors a very relaxing sensation. Really good place to visit, a must see!
Written July 19, 2016
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pyro_104
Brisbane, Australia51 contributions
Solo
While it may hold historical significance as one of the oldest imported pre-fab buildings in Brazil, it's a shame they aren't doing more with it. It's basically a big empty greenhouse - why not put plants in it like the olden days?
Written April 25, 2015
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Trek-Always
Alpharetta, GA2,493 contributions
Couples
Nice place to visit, lovely garden, interesting architecture. But, there is a lack of more than the garden and structure. If you are driving by it is worth a quick stop. Parking is difficult in the area.

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Written February 25, 2015
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Traveller_Brazil_sp
São Paulo157 contributions
Nice place to visit, beautiful garden and pleasant atmosphere. But lack of other interest beside the garden and glass structure. It seems that some expositions take place there but in short periods of time.
Written November 13, 2014
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A.B.Maeda
Rio de Janeiro, RJ431 contributions
Nothing extraordinary with this Crystal Palace besides the Calma and quiet square where it is located.
Written October 13, 2014
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coldsurfer66
Melbourne, Florida68 contributions
Business
Heard the best tenor singing an Opera scene in this venue that was the best Ive heard in my lifetime. The setting and accoustics made the experience even better. I love this venue.
Written September 16, 2014
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