Petropolis

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Petropolis (RIO DE JANEIRO)

Highlights

Our excursion PETROPOLIS TOUR FROM RIO DE JANEIRO is a perfect opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful cities in Brazil: the Imperial city of Petrópolis, named that way for being the summer residence of Emperor Dom Pedro II in the nineteenth century.

This tour will delight you with the beautiful architecture, as we learn more about the culture and history of the imperial Brazil. We will visit the Imperial Museum, the Crystal Palace, the Gothic Cathedral of San Pedro de Alcantara and the former residence of Santos Dumont

STARTS
RIO DE JANEIRO (BR)
Pick-up: Selected hotels
Time: AM
ENDS
Drop-off: Selected hotels
DURATION
8 HOURS
FREQUENCY
TUE, THU, SAT
INCLUDED
Transfers IN / OUT from selected hotels
Spanish / Portuguese / English guide
Imperial Museum Ticket
NOT INCLUDED
Lunch

PHYSICAL REQS.
Low
DESTINATIONS
Rio de Janeiro (BR)
OTHERS
REGULAR SERVICE 02 PASSENGERS MINIMUM:
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Details of Petropolis

We start with the departure from the passengers hotels in the city of Rio de Janeiro to begin our journey to the imperial city of Petropolis, which is located in the mountainous part of the state, about 1 hour away. It is known as the Imperial City, because in monarchical times, it was chosen to be the summer residence of the Emperor of Brazil, Dom Pedro II.

We will visit the Imperial Museum, where visitors will find a variety of historical documents and pieces of great importance to the country's history, as the scepter and the crown of the emperor, the imperial jewels and priceless art works that belonged to the royal family.

You will also visit the Crystal Palace, that was built in France, as a pre-assembled iron cast, requested for Count D'Eu and Princess Isabel. Today it is used for concerts and theatrical plays. We continue to the Cathedral San Pedro de Alcantara, of Neo-Gothic French style and built around 1884. There lies the remains of Don Pedro II, Dona Teresa Cristina, the Count D'Eu and the Princess Isabel. At last, we will visit the former residence of Santos Dumont, a famous Brazilian aviator. During the tour there will be a stop for lunch (not included)

Finally, we will return to the hotels in Rio de Janeiro, ending the tour.

Reviews

Outstanding green fresh area
04/10/2016
Loved it. Petropolis is a bit of freshness and nature around Rio. I recommend it.
Reviewed by GREGY

Rates

OptionTravelersValid DatesRates
GROUP SERVICE1 - 99
[RATE x PERSON]
01/09/2018 - 30/12/2018
AgeRate
AduUSD 49
ChdUSD 25


13/11/2018 18:25:30