Top 10 things to do in Petrópolis

Top 10 things to do in Petrópolis

The Imperial City of Petrópolis offers amazing historic attractions since the time of the brazilian Imperial Family. The city has many colonial constructions, museuns, palaces and gardens that shows a time not soo far.

Below we list the Top 10 things to do in Petrópolis

Monument to Julio Frederick Koeler

Monument dedicated to to the German general one of the responsible for the construction of Petropolis , the Imperial City . If today Petropolis has a lot of German influence is because of this man.

Mausoleum of the Imperial Family

A small Chapel located inside the Cathedral of St. Peter of Alcantara where lie the Brazilian Imperial Family . It is one of the most visited attractions in the city.

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Cathedral of St. Peter of Alcantara

Cathedral of Petropolis dedicated to the patron saint of the city and the Brazilian monarchy .

Inside are the Imperial Family mausoleum in addition to beautiful sculptures and mosaic glass.

Top 10 things to do in Petrópolis

Casa Santos Dumont

Upon receiving the invitation from Princess Isabel to spend a summer in Petropolis , Santos Dumont fell in love with the city and build a house there.

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Top 10 things to do in Petrópolis

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Flower Clock

Built to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Independence of Brazil , is all designed with flowers and is located at the Catholic University of Petropolis .

Crystal Palace

Let us know the house that Conde D`eu gave as a gift to Isabel Princess  in Petropolis .

Home of Isabel Princess

All in a neo -Gothic style , the former house of Isabel Pricess and his husband remains the same style and colors of the Imperial Museum.

Imperial Museum

Old Summer Palace of the Royal Family today keeps in his quarters several objects of the time of the monarchy . It is a must visit.

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museu imperial

Quitandinha Palace

Where worked largest casino in Latin America today welcomes visitors from around the world.

With a unique architectural style is the Post Card in the entrance of Petropolis .

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Casa do Alemão

For mandatory for those up and down the hills . With its famous hot dogs recharges the energy of who is arriving or leaving Petropolis .

Petropolis also is one of the bases of Tijuca National Park. If you like adventure  tours in Rio enjoy our tips

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