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XV Square

25 de February de 2021

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Praça XV (XV Square) is located in the historic center of Rio de Janeiro. Once called Praça Dom Pedro II, it received the current name with the Proclamation of the Republic. Until the first half of the twentieth century, Praça XV, which housed the old port of Rio, was the main gateway to the city. There you can find “Paço Imperial”, the “Chafariz do Mestre Valentim”, “Arco dos Teles”, the boat station, among other buildings and monuments.

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  • Until the construction of Cais do Valongo, in 1770, it was by Praça XV that the slaves coming from Africa arrived;
  • The famous "Praça XV's Antiques Fair" takes place every saturday since 1970;
  • In Praça XV is located the Arco do Teles, witch with it's old and preserved huts provides it's visitors a trip to the 18th century.

Public location.
Address: Praça Quinze de Novembro, s/n – Centro, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 20010-000.