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Historic Center overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Historic Center at landmarks like Yellow Palace and Grao-Para Palace. A stop at other sights like Casa De Claudio De Souza and Imperial Museum will create memories. Historic Center is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Historic Center

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Historic Center has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Historic Center with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Historic Center hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Historic Center hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Historic Center

Fly in to Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), 21.5 mi (34.6 km) from downtown Historic Center. Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont) is the next closest major airport, 27.8 mi (44.8 km) away.

What to see around Historic Center

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Casa De Claudio De Souza
  • • Imperial Museum
  • • Petropolis Wax Museum
  • • House of Ipiranga
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Yellow Palace
  • • Grao-Para Palace
  • • Cathedral of Saint Peter of Alcantara
  • • House of Princess Isabel
  • • Rio Negro Palace
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Rui Barbosa House
  • • Familia Nabuco House
  • • Expeditioners Square
  • • Liberty Square
  • • Crystal Palace

When to visit Historic Center

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 80°F day, 69°F night
  • • April-June: 77°F day, 61°F night
  • • July-September: 73°F day, 61°F night
  • • October-December: 78°F day, 64°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 20.91 inches
  • • April-June: 11.22 inches
  • • July-September: 8.86 inches
  • • October-December: 15.91 inches