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 of the place. Ilha Fiscal was so named because the government decided to build a...
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 in a dining room/parlor from a party in the 1890s, the other was about the...
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 there) and see some aspects of the eighteen hundreds in Rio.
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 big as it looks. Nice to visit.