Petrópolis, the Imperial city

Language Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish
Price 349 USD for tour
Capacity Group of up to 5 people
Duration 7 hours

This entails a drive in a deluxe sedan of a bit more than an hour (65kms), up into the beautiful mountains and jungles behind Rio, to the regal town of Petrópolis;

and a visit to it's Imperial Museum.

Upon arriving in Petropolis there's soon the house in which Stefan Zweig lived, and wrote his "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 ... and ... and ...;

then 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 lunch, choosing from a restaurant on the lake-shore, or one within the "Quitandinha" itself.

PHOTOS (2)

Wrong email
Wrong password
I’m a tourist
I’m a guide
Choose who are you!
Incorrect First name!
Incorrect Last name!
Incorrect email
Incorrect password!
You must accept the terms of use!
I’m a tourist
I’m a guide
Choose who are you!
Incorrect email
You must accept the terms of use!
Lost your password? Please enter your email address. You will receive a link to create a new password.
Error message here!
Invalid captcha!
Close