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7 Hours History tour itinerary for Petrópolis & Rio de Janeiro: Explore This Regal Town In Brazil

Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro

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Explore this regal town in Brazil

Palácio Quitandinha

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This tour entails a drive of about an hour (65kms), up into the beautiful mountains and jungles behind Rio, to the Regal town of Petropolis; and a visit to it's Imperial Museum.

DAY 01

Explore Petropolis

  • Upon arriving in Petropolis, see the house where Stefan Zweig lived and wrote his book - "Brazil, Land of the Future". 

  • Further on, one also gets to see the house in which Alberto Santos Dumont invented the motorized airplane and the wrist-watch.

  • Then visit the cathedral, where Pedro II (Brazil's 2nd emperor) and his family are buried; and the Crystal Palace, where princess Isabel held concerts for the common mortals also the "Quitandinha", formerly a casino built in the Tudor style, where one can have lunch, choosing from a restaurant on the lake-shore, or within the palace itself. 

  • 375 USD Per Group
  • Guide.

  • Road transport.

  • Fees.

  • Tickets.

  • Meals.

Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro

Education
Education Tour
History
History Tour
Museum
Museum Tour
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Contributed By

Jim Campbell

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USD 375
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