The Petropolis City Tour is the perfect side trip and offers a good notion and understanding about the brazilian history during the imperial times.
About Petrópolis City Tour
The Petropolis City Tour is the perfect side trip for those who wish to know a bit more about the brazilian history and the imperial times. Located between the forested hills of the Serra dos Órgãos, Petrópolis, the imperial city, is a very well known winter holiday spot. The city has an appealing weather and esquisite landscape, besides many cultural and natural attractions.
In our Petropolis City Tour , we visit the Summer Palace of the second Brazilian emperor, which is now the Imperial Museum, specializing in Imperial history and memorabilia. We also pay a visit to Santos Dummont`s house. For many people around the world, this important brazilian figure is considered to be the inventor of the airplane. There is also a stop is at the Gothic Cathedral, where Princess Isabel, D. Pedro II and the queen were buried. We also visit the Crystal Palace, built in France and assembled in Brazil, destined to receive exhibitions and fancy imperial balls, promoted by Princess Isabel. Our last stop is at the Bohemia Brewing Company, the first beer factory ever stablished in Brazil. Do not miss this tour !
Tour starts with hotel pick ups in Rio city, at 07:00 am, towards Petropolis city.
We arrive there at 08:30 am and visit the house of Santos Dummont, the Gothic Cathedral of São Pedro ( Saint Peter), the Imperial Museum, the Crystal Palace and the Bohemia Brewing Company (optional).
Time to stop and eat is also included in the tour duration.
We are back in Rio city around 03:00pm/4:00pm, according to traffic.
Guiding Services and Transportation.
Wear a good pair of walking shoes, comfortable clothes, wear a cap and sun block on sunny days.
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