Ilha Fiscal, Rio de Janeiro

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    Ilha Fiscal

    by Juli_br Updated May 12, 2006

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    Located at Guanabara Bay. You have to take a marine boat to get there which costs around 5 reais. This castle were build to control the comercial ships that get into the country. This is also where the royal family threw its last party, 6 days after that the Emperor(Dom Pedro) was kick out from the Brasil.

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    Ilha Fiscal

    by dargains Written Mar 5, 2004

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    O palácio da ilha fiscal que fica no meio da baia da Guanabara, e onde foi realizado o ultimo baile do império. De la, se tem lindas vistas tanto da baia da Guanabara quanto do Rio e Niteroi. Alem de toda a riqueza do palacio em si.

    The Fiscal island palace, is located in the heart of the Guanabara bay, from there, you have beautifull sights of rio, Niteroi, and the bay

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    Ilha Fiscal (Fiscal Island)

    by Alless Updated Feb 28, 2004

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    With its gothic style building that took ten years to be built up,the miniature palace on Fiscal Island is famous for having hosted the last ball of Brazil's crumbling empire. The ball was held on 9th November 1889 and the Brazilian Republic was proclaimed a few days later. Fiscal Island covers an area of only 5,200m² and it is located in Guanabara Bay close to Ilha das Cobras Island. Visits by appointment.The scenario for the last great ball that took place during the empire times, a huge proportions happening on November 9, 1889, that left its prints on the Rio de Janeiro's history, the fiscal island is a Rio de Janeiro's postcard.

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