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 coup d'etat that proclamed the Republic in November 1889.Ilha Fiscal now houses a museum of cultural history that is maintained by the Navy of Brazil.Before you head to Rio de Janeiro, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rio de Janeiro trip planner , to make sure you see all that Rio de Janeiro has to offer, including Ilha Fiscal.
Tours to Ilha Fiscal
Guanabara Bay Cruise with Optional Barbecue Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $52
Duration: 4 to 6 hours
Rio de Janerio Schooner Cruise Guanabara Bay Boat Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $40
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Ilha Fiscal Reviews
Nesse passeio, você aprende sobre a história do Brasil e do Rio quanto vê lindas paisagens da cidade, de Niteroi, da Ilha Fiscal, é ótimo para conhecer a cidade. more »In this tour, you learn about the history of Brazil and Rio as you see beautiful landscapes of the city, from Niteroi, from the Fiscal Island, it is great to know the city.
es ist eine schöne kleine Insel in der Bucht von Guanabara , die zum historischen Teil von Rio de Janeiro gehört more »It is a beautiful little island in the bay of Guanabara, which belongs to the historic part of Rio de Janeiro
Highly recommend visiting Ilha Fiscal. It’s a palace where was organized the last party of the Imperium in November 1889. Architecture is beautiful, and the explanations of the tour guide are interesting. When I went they did it only in Portuguese though. The trip takes less than 2 hours including the boat trip to the island.
The famous ball of the empire. Just before november 15, 1889. *****
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