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Ilha Fiscal

Avenida Alfredo Agache | s/n Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20040-020, Brazil
+55 21 2104-6025
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Like a Fairy Tales Castle

This " fairy tales Castle" sleeping on a small artificial island, just in front of the Museo do... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2017
nonlodico
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Paris, France
Historia do Brasil de bandeja. / Brazilian History in a nutshell.

Entrar em contato com as obras e a Historia da Ilha e do ultimo baile do Imperio foi... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2017
shirleyteacher
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Avenida Alfredo Agache | s/n Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20040-020, Brazil
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Reviewed March 3, 2017

This " fairy tales Castle" sleeping on a small artificial island, just in front of the Museo do Amanha in the Guanabara bay of Rio, it's a hidden gem, that has to be seen. It 's now property of the National Marine , used to...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2017

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 wonderful!

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Reviewed June 26, 2016

When you land in Rio's domestic airport (Santos Dumont) you may notice a curious, small green building, which seems completely out of place in the Guanabara Bay. A gothic palace with tower, arches and stainmed glass windows. There is a tour for a guided visit...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Its beautiful. And you get a neat view of the naval base and rio... but the tour takes about an hour but the tour length is 2 and a half hours. The guided portion was only in portuguese. There were two big exhibits, one was...More

Thank jason l
Reviewed February 25, 2016

Ilha Fiscal is a historical place. It is a good place to visit in Rio in a sunny day when it is not hot.

Thank Renata M
Reviewed February 25, 2016

Visiting Rio? This is a must, from there you will be in a unique and fantastic point of view from the City and Bay area. Do not miss the Museum at the waiting area (normally you will be waiting for a boat to get you...More

Thank Rodbm
Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

To go to ilha fiscal you have to buy the ticket at museo maritimo o naval. Is a palace with a nice green color where the last dance of Imperio was celebrated before the proclamation of the republic. You can go inside,but is not as...More

1  Thank Lourdes M
Reviewed September 28, 2014

We went there on a rainy sunday. Tours depart from the Navy's museum 3 times per day, 12:30, 2PM and 3:30PM. We took the 2PM one, it costs R$20 (USD10) and takes about 2 hours. It's a nice building, but you can only see a...More

5  Thank jcparedes
Reviewed July 1, 2014

All in all, the palace (used to be Rio de Janeiro's custom's office. is nice but not to say it is an extraordinary experience. The one thing that makes the place special is that the last ball of the empire was held at Ilha fiscal......More

2  Thank RioExplorer
Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

We tried to go to the island, but weren't able to find where the boat took off. There was a building that looked like a boat terminal, but it was closed (and had been for a while). We asked at the ticket desk of the...More

4  Thank Kararinin
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