The former imperial palace was originally built in 1743 as a governor's residence. Later it became the home of Dom João and his family...
Praça XV (Quinze) de Novembro
The first residents on this historic site were Carmelite fathers who built a convent here in 1590. It later came under the property of...
The stately Tiradentes Palace houses the seat of the legislative assembly. Exhibits on the 1st and 2nd floors relate the events that...
Hidden in a narrow lane leading off Praça XV (Quinze) de Novembro, Samba Caffe is one of many photogenic open-air bars tucked into Rio's...
Bistrô do Paço
On the ground floor of the Paço Imperial, this informal restaurant offers a tasty assortment of quiches, salads, soups and other light...
Praça XV (Quinze) de Novembro 48 · interesting places nearby
Café Arlequim information
In the middle of a shop selling books and CDs, this small, lively, pleasantly air-conditioned cafe is a fine spot to refuel, with Italian (Illy) coffee, sandwiches, salads, quiches, lasagna and desserts.