Rio de Janeiro The Imperial City Tour

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Go to the city of Petropolis, about 60 km away from Rio. It has been called the Imperial City since the Emperor Pedro II.


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Rio de Janeiro
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10 hours
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8:00 AM
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The city of Petropolis is located 60 km away from Rio and it's called the Imperial City since the Emperor Pedro II, enchanted by its fresh climate and beauty, bought a large property in 1830. Settled by the Germans, Petropolis keeps the memory of Brazilian history with its buildings and charming streets.

This tour starts with the visit to the Imperial Museum which has been the summer residence of the emperor D. Pedro II and that keeps furniture and objects such as the crown of gold, pearls and diamonds used by D. Pedro I and D. Pedro II. The tour will continue on the Gothic Cathedral where Princess Isabel was buried along with the tombstones of D. Pedro II and his wife and then the Crystal Palace, built in France and mounted in Brazil, destined to shelter exhibitions and great parties promoted by Princess Isabel.


  • Imperial Museum

  • Crystal Palace



  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please note

  • This tour runs with a minimum number of pax. If minimum is not met, tour may be cancelled.

  • If your hotel is located outside the vicinity of the Copacabana, Ipanema or Leblon Beach we may not be able to pick you up from your chosen hotel. If this is the case you will be advised so that an alternative pickup point can be arranged.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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