Posted on 2021-07-24
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Petropolis Tour: Full-Day Petropolis Guided Tour in Rio de Janeiro:

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Take a guided small-group Petropolis tour from Rio de Janeiro and enjoy a day in nature. Follow your experienced guide and see historic buildings and iconic spots away from noisy Rio. Benefit from convenient pick-up service.


◾ Visit the famous Imperial city of Petropolis away from noisy Rio
◾ Discover charming streets and see well-preserved historical buildings
◾ See Quitandinha Palace, Sao Pedro de Alcantara Cathedral, Imperial Museum, and more

About this experience

DURATION: 8 hours
MEETING POINT: At your hotel
SMALL GROUP: Limited to 5 guests
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish & Portuguese
OPENING SEASON: Year-round, daily, except Mondays
MOBILE TICKETING: Use your phone or print your ticket
WHO CAN COME: Petropolis tour is suitable for all above 16

What's included, what's not

✔ Your professional guide
✔ Pickup and drop-off within the South Zone of Rio)
✖ Entry tickets (Imperial Museum, Santos Dumont's House, Bohemia Brewery)
✖ Quitandinha Palace inside tour (optional)
✖ Bohemia Brewery beer tour (optional)
✖ Lunch and drinks

Description - What to expect

Take a Petropolis tour from Rio de Janeiro and visit the mountainous Imperial City, 68 km/42 miles away from Rio. Your day tour starts with a hassle-free pick-up from your hotel and a drive for about one hour to the mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro. Follow your guide and discover this fascinating place. Enjoy the mild climate and explore charming streets, many historical buildings, and the lush preserved Atlantic Forest.

Along your tour, stop at some of Petropolis’ most famous locations:

• Quitandinha Palace (originally the largest hotel-casino in South America)
• Sao Pedro de Alcantara Cathedral (features gothic style architecture)
• Imperial Museum (historical-thematic of the Brazilian monarchy)
• Santos Dumont’s House (one of the pioneers of aviation)
• Crystal Palace (built in 1884)
• Bohemia Brewery (the first beer factory ever established in Brazil)

Bring with you

For this Petropolis tour please wear light clothing and comfortable shoes, bring a cap or hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, jacket for cold days, a bottle of water, your passport or ID card, some cash for lunch, tickets, and extras.

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ Safety measures
All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
You are required to bring and wear a mask