Day trip

Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis City Tour

Activity provider: RioXtreme

Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis City Tour

Activity provider: RioXtreme

From US$ 120 per person

Visit the beautiful Imperial City of Petropolis. Stroll through the quiet and charming streets and see the famous landmarks like the Quitandinha Palace, Sao Pedro de Alcantara Cathedral, and more.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup is available in all South Zone of Rio: Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Botafogo, Flamengo, and others. Contact us if you are in another location in Rio. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Get to know The Imperial City
  • Explore Petrópolis' quiet and charming streets
  • See Quitandinha Palace, Bohemia Brewery, and more
Full description

Explore Petrópolis, also known as the Imperial City, which is located in the mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro. Enjoy the city’s mild climate and quiet, charming streets. See many historic buildings and the Atlantic forest on your tour.

Located among the forested mountains of Serra dos Orgaos, Petrópolis is a very well-known and popular place to visit in Rio with numerous tourist attractions. Enjoy the mild climate, memorable architecture, and preserved forest.

Along your tour, stop at some of Petrópolis’ most iconic locations: • Quitandinha Palace: originally the largest hotel-casino in South America • Sao Pedro de Alcantara Cathedral: a cathedral featuring Gothic architecture • Imperial Museum: a historical thematic of the Brazilian monarchy • Santos Dumont’s House: the house of one of the pioneers of aviation • Crystal Palace: a palace built in 1884 • Bohemia Brewery: the first beer factory ever established in Brazil

  • Accredited tour guide
  • Round-trip transfer from/to South Zone of Rio
  • Entrance tickets
  • Quitandinha Palace inside tour (optional)
  • Bohemia Brewery beer tour (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Extras

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent
  • Cash
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Know before you go

  • Short hiking sections are required for this tour and may include stairs or uphills
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Our guide was great and answered all of our questions during a full day tour of Petrópolis. We enjoyed the experience!

August 19, 2022

Product ID: 400183