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...
The stately Tiradentes Palace houses the seat of the legislative assembly. Exhibits on the 1st and 2nd floors relate the events that...
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga Sé
This beautifully restored church and former cathedral dates back to the 1770s, and it played an important role in the imperial days of...
This small, one-room screening theater (seating 64) in the Paço Imperial doesn’t offer much in the way of state-of-the-art cinema...
A stately dining room in the Paço Imperial, Atrium serves power-lunching business execs and those simply wanting a taste of decadence....
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Livraria Imperial information
Bossa nova plays overhead at this charming bookstore-music shop. In addition to new books (including a selection of foreign-language titles), Livraria Imperial sells CDs covering bossa, samba and other styles.