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Petropolis. The imperial City

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Discover the charm of Petrópolis, also known as the "Imperial City," as it served as the summer refuge for the Brazilian imperial family. This city boasts a beautiful architectural ensemble, featuring iconic landmarks:


Imperial Museum: The most visited museum in Brazil. Once the residence of the imperial family, it now houses a vast collection of artifacts from that era.

Quitandinha Palace: In the 1940s, it was the largest casino hotel in Latin America. Now it holds a cultural center complex.

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Hotel lobby

09:00 AM

Hotel Lobby / Pier

I will meet you at the hotel lobby / Pier / or at a designated location, easily identifiable by a personalized sign.

10:00 AM

Christ's Overlook Point

A scenic journey up the historic Serra da Estrela, now known as the picturesque Serra de Petrópolis, to reach the mesmerizing Christ's Overlook. This elevated vantage point offers not only breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes but also a sense of tranquility and connection with nature.

11:00 AM

Quitandinha Palace - Where History Meets Grand Design!

Step into the opulence of Quitandinha Palace, once the epitome of glamour as the largest casino hotel in Latin America during the 1940s. Nestled in Petrópolis, this architectural gem invites you to explore its rich history and elegant interiors.

12:00 PM

Explore the Grandeur of the Imperial Museum!

Delve into the rich history of Brazil at the Imperial Museum in Petrópolis. Formerly the summer residence of the imperial family, this architectural gem now houses an extensive collection of artifacts from that era. Immerse yourself in the opulence of a bygone era as you stroll through the halls that once hosted the country's monarchs. Discover the unique blend of history and elegance that defines this cultural treasure.

01:00 PM

Optionals

* Stop for lunch (meals not included)

* Visit a chocolat Shop

* Visit the Santos Dumont house/Museum

02:00 PM

Neogothic Beauty of São Pedro de Alcântara Cathedral!

The São Pedro de Alcântara Cathedral in Petrópolis, a neogothic masterpiece. This architectural gem stands as one of Brazil's few neogothic churches, offering a glimpse into the imperial history. Explore the rich heritage of this landmark, a vital part of the Petrópolis Imperial City Tour.

06:00 PM

Hotel

Return to hotel

Ending Point

Hotel

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Luxury Private Car: Enjoy the comfort of a private car throughout the 9-hour tour.

Experienced Certified Tour Guide: An expert guide will accompany you, sharing fascinating stories and exclusive insights.

1 Bottle of water (per person)

Tickets to all attractions

pick-up and drop off at the designated location

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What‘s not included

Meals and Beverages

Tour Important Information

No Tours on Mondays: Please be aware that the tour is not available on Mondays, as city museums are closed on this day.


Travel Distance: The tour involves a drive of approximately 1.5 hours, covering a distance of 74 km (about 46 miles) from Rio's southside to Petropolis.


Time restrictions: The Museum opens at 10am, so you cannot visit before then.


Ticket Inclusions: All tickets for the attractions are included in the tour package.

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During Carnival period (February to March) iam normally fully booked. Better to schedule in advance.

Cancellation Policy

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