Petropolis Rio de Janeiro Imperial City Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Petrópolis

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Experience Petropolis, a small municipality near Rio de Janeiro that is steeped in rich and cultural history on foot with a local Brazilian by visiting the Imperial Museum and Crystal Palace!
Known as the Imperial City, Petropolis, 60 km from Rio, revives in their homes, squares and flowery streets the heyday of the Brazilian Empire. Designed by Dom Pedro II and built by Germans settlers, the city enchants visitors not only with the architecture, but also with the Landscape in the valleys around the city, where nature is preserved in good part. We begin our tour visiting Quitandinha Palace. Then, the Historical Center where the royal sophistication brings out imperial period and the strength of the Republican period. The famous Crystal Palace, built to house exhibitions agricultural industries, and also hosts parties and large banquets; the Cathedral of St. Peter of Alcantara with eclectic style of Neo-Gothic trend, and the Imperial Museum, former residence of Dom Pedro II make the tour to Petrópolis a moment of great beauty and contemplation.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charge
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities