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  Palácio de Cristal
by besbel

After being the the Cathedral, we arrived to this gorgeous building made almost entirely of glass and surrounded by beautiful gardens and two fountains located one at each side of the principal entrance.
The palace's pieces were made in France in the late 1870s, and was finally opened in 1884. It belonged originally to the Horticultural Association of Petrópolis, leaded at the time by the Count of Eu, husband of Princess Isabel. It served for parties and important social gatherings of the royal family. Today this palace is used for seminars, events and expositions relevant for the town.

Address: Rua Alfredo Pachá, s/nº
Directions: Downtown
Phone: (5524) 2247-3721

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  • Updated Dec 19, 2003
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