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Petropolis Day Tour

By Tangol
Price was undefined, price is now CA $70

Features

Free cancellation available
8h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • Learn more about the history of the imperial brazil

  • Visit the Imperial Museum

  • Be delighted by the beautiful architecture

  • Enjoy the summer city of Emperor Dom Pedro II

  • Visit the peculiar former residence of Santos Dumont

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour

  • What's included

    Admission fees

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transport to and from your hotel in Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema or Leblon

  • What's excluded

    Food & Drinks

Know Before You Book

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place


What you can expect

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We will visit the Imperial Museum, where visitors will find a variety of historical documents and pieces of great importance to the country's history, as the sceptre and the crown of the emperor, the imperial jewels and priceless art works that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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Multiple Locations Visited
  • Petropolis
  • Petrópolis Rio de Janeiro

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel Pick Up
  • Rio de Janeiro State of Rio de Janeiro

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