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Petropolis Private Tour Starting From Rio De Janeiro: Visit The Imperial City

Have you heard about Petropolis? It's time to discover and explore it! Learn about the history of Brazil and the Royal family on this private tour, visit the most important historical sites, walk by the streets and feel the enchanted atmosphere of this charming and lovely city. You’re gonna be surprised and fall in love with this hiddem gem of Rio de Janeiro. Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
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Your day begins when we pick you up at the hotel/airport/seaport of your preference in Rio de Janeiro, and take you on a 1-1:30 hour drive up the mountains to get to Petropolis, and our first stop there is at Quintandinha Palace, former casino/hotel with stunning architecture.

Then, we head to the Imperial Museum, that used to be summerhouse to the former Emperor and his court, during the 19th century, followed by a nice walk through the streets to the Metropolitan Cathedral and the house where Santos Dummont, the inventor of the airplane, lived.

Then, we have lunch and head to the Bohemia Brewery, for some good beer tasting. Optional stop at the chocolate shop to try the local sweets and a look at the curious Ipiranga House, known as “The House of 7 Errors” due to its curious architecture.

- What Will You Do

- Quitandinha Palace: former hotel casino with gourgeous architecture and interior.
- Imperial Museum: the former summerhouse of the Royal Family during the Imperial times.
- Sao Pedro de Alcantara Cathedral: the lovely Metropolitan Cathedral, where D Pedro II (second emperor of Brazil) is buried along with his wife and daughter.
- Crystal Palace: the winter garden that was a present for the princess Isabel
- Bohemian Brewery: the first brewery of Brazil
- Santos Dumont House: the house where the famous brazilian inventor lived for some time. One of the inventors of the airplane !
- Ipiranga House: know as the House of 7 Errors due to the curious architecture

- What To Expect

- Be impressed with the Quitandinha Palace, former hotel casino
- Visit the former summerhouse of the Royal Family, now the Imperial Museum, and learn how they lived
- What about a cold beer ? And some delicious snacks and food ? The Bohemian Brewery is the place !
- So, who invented the airplane ? The brazilians believe it was Santos Dumont. Even if you disagree a visit to his former house is interesting.
- Have fun trying to figure out the 7 "errors" of the Ipiranga House's curious architecture.
- Fall in love with Petropolis while walking by it's so charming streets.

- What Is Included

- Private car with driver
- Tour Guide
- Roundtrip to Petropolis
- Hotel/Airport/Seaport pickup and drop-off (Rio de Janeiro city only)
- Tickets for the attractions (except for the optional tour inside the brewery)
- Bottled Water and Snacks

- What Is Not Included

- Food and drinks

- Transfers

We provide complimentary pickup and drop-off services to all the hotels, airbnbs, airports and seaport within Rio de Janeiro city. Please inform us the pick-up point and time (we recommend 9 am) when booking.

For airport pickup please inform the arrival flight details; for seaport pickup please inform the cruise ship details.

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- Duration: 8 hours
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