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Petropolis City Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Photography, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    8 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    English, Portuguese, Spanish


The Imperial city of Petropolis is located in Mountainous Region of Rio de Janeiro (68 km / 42 miles - around 1 hour drive). 

Frequented since the 19th century by the emperor Dom Pedro I, and the Royal family. Since then, during the summer, the city became the capital of the Empire of Brazil, with the change of the entire court. 

Quiet and charming streets make the tour very pleasant! The mild climate, historic buildings and preserved Atlantic Forest are major tourist attractions. 

Located among the forested mountains of Serra dos Orgaos, the imperial city, is a very well-known and visited winter vacation spot in the Mountainous region of Rio. 

The city has an excellent tourist and gastronomic structure.

* Availability: tuesday to saturday.

  • Get to know the Imperial city of Petropolis!
  • Quiet and charming streets make the tour very pleasant!
  • Quitandinha Palace expand_more

    Meet the tour guide at an agreed-upon location and visit the following places:

    • Quitandinha Palace, (was the largest hotel-casino in South America - - optional inside tour) .
  • Sao Pedro de Alcantara Cathedral expand_more
    • Sao Pedro de Alcantara Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Petrópolis, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Petrópolis.
  • Imperial Museum expand_more
    • Imperial Museum, historical-thematic of the Brazilian monarchy.
  • Santos Dumont House expand_more
    • Santos Dumont House, one of the pioneers of aviation. 
  • Cristal Palace expand_more
    • Crystal Palace, commissioned in 1884 by Count d'Eu for his wife.
  • Bohemia Brewery expand_more
    • Bohemia Brewery, (the first beer factory ever established in Brazil - optional Beer Tour)
What's Included
  • Accredited guide;
  • Round trip transfer (pick-up and drop-off on South Zone of Rio).
What's Excluded
  • Tickets (Imperial Museum, Santos Dumont House, Bohemia Brewery);
  • Lunch.
What to bring
  • Recommendations: wear light clothes, comfortable shoes, cap or hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, jacket, water, passport or ID card, cash for lunch, tickets and extras.
Know before you go
  • Round trip transfer included (South Zone): Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Botafogo, Flamengo and others. Contact us if you are in other places in Rio or if you want some tour without transfer.
  • Pick-up time: 7:00 am;
  • Minimum: 2 people;
  • Tour duration: (approx.) 8hs.
  • Availability: tuesday to saturday.
  • Short hiking sections are required for this tour. May include stairs or uphills.
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Per Person
2 To 2 USD 92 Per Person
3 To 5 USD 85 Per Person

This is a group tour

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USD 92 / person

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