Tour of Petropolis and the Imperial City from Rio

Tour of Petropolis and the Imperial City from Rio

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish , Portuguese
Availability: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 10 hours
Do this because
  • Roundtrip transportation included from your hotel
  • Ticket to the Imperial Museum included
  • Cultural and informative tour to the countryside
  • See the Crystal Palace and the Gothic Cathedral
What to expect

Join this 1-day guided tour from Rio to the city of Petropolis, located 60 km away from Rio, also known as the Imperial City. Settled by the Germans, Petropolis keeps the memory of Brazilian history alive with its buildings and charming streets.

On this tour you will:

  • visit to the Imperial Museum, which has been the summer residence of the Emperor Pedro II
  • see furnitures and objects such as the crown of gold, pearls and diamonds used by Pedro I and II
  • see St Peter of Alcantara Cathedral, built in gothic style, where Princess Isabel was buried
  • see the Crystal Palace, a dazzling ballroom built in France and mounted in Brazil for Princess Isabel
  • learn many things about the history of the Imperial City and the fancy parties at the Crystal Palace from your driver guide
  • have some free time to stroll around and explore on your own
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What's included
  • Roundtrip transfer
  • Professional tour guide
  • Imperial museum entrance ticket
What's not included
  • Food and beverages
  • Entrance fees to Santos Dumont House (BRL 8,00 - Prices are approximated and subject to change without notice)
  • Entrance fees to Bohemia Beer Factory (BRL 39,00 - Prices are approximated and subject to change without notice)
  • Entrance fees to any other attractions
Reduced price
  • Children 3-12 years old
  • Free for infants 0-2 years old
Meeting point:

Roundtrip transfer is included from and to most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana

  • Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 9.00am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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