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Petropolis The Imperial City Private Tour

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    Stop At: Quitandinha Palace Congress and Convention Center, Avenida Estados Unidos 2, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25651-050 Brazil

    Former Hotel Casino with amazing architeture and luxurious decoration

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara, Rua Sao Pedro Alcantara 60, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-300 Brazil

    The Metropolitan Cathedral of Petropolis, where the remains of the former Emperor D. Pedro II are buried

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Imperial Museum, Rua da Imperatriz 220 Centro, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25610-320 Brazil

    Former summer house of the Royal Family, now a museum with a permanent exhibition of their furnitures, musical instruments, clothing, jewerly and more.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, Rua do Encanto, 22 _ Centro Próximo ao Relógio das Flores, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-081 Brazil

    House of Santos Dumont, the father of aviation.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Centro Historico de Petropolis, Rua do Imperador, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25620-900 Brazil

    A walking to admire the beautiful historical houses of the Imperial City.

    Stop At: Crystal Palace, Rua Alfredo Pacha S/N 0, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-210 Brazil

    Former winter garden with beautiful architeture

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cervejaria Bohemia, Rua Alfredo Pacha 166, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-210 Brazil

    First brewery in Brazil. Optional inside tour (not included in the price) and an excellent restaurant for lunch

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgaos, Estrada do Bonfim Correas, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25730-010 Brazil

    The road that leads to Petropolis. Breathtaking view !
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide pick-up service in all hotels, airports and seaport in the city of Rio de Janeiro. If your

    pickup place is not listed, please inform it when booking.

    Airports

    • Internacional Airport, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
    • Santos Dumont Airport, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil


    Ports
    Rio de Janeiro Seaport (Pier Mauá)
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Private car and driver
    • Tour Guide (if Driver and Tour Guide option is chosen when booking)
    • Hotel/seaport/airport pickup and drop-off
    • Bottled water and snacks
    Exclusions
    • Tickets for the attractions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Entry/Admission - Quitandinha Palace Congress and Convention Center
    • Entry/Admission - Imperial Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Museu Casa de Santos Dumont
    • Entry/Admission - Cervejaria Bohemia
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • For hotel pickup, please inform hotel information; for airport pickup, please inform the arrival flight details; for cruise terminal pickup, please inform cruise ship details;
    • Comfortable walking shoes and sunblock are recommended
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 19 March 2019

    Our assigned driver (Marcelo) called a few days before to introduce himself and arrange for a pick-up time. He arrived a few minutes before schedule and was very professional and personable. As we drove out of Rio he kept up a very informative description of...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Suze F
    MarceloGElias, Owner at Be Free, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2019

    I am speechless. It was a memorable experience ! Thanks !

    Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

    I am so happy I learned of this hidden gem about 1.5 hrs from Rio. The guides, Marcelo and Rafael were in communication with me before the tour and were enthusiastic on giving advice. Both of them were very well versed in Brazilian history as...More

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    BeFree_RJ, Owner at Be Free, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

    Thanks, Dave ! We´re also lucky with the weather (no rain !!). We too had a great time. Wish you all the best ! :-)

    Reviewed 1 October 2018

    Both the driver, Marcelo, and the guide, Rafael, were very friendly and knowledgeable. The mood was amazing all day long, and I learned a lot about the area and its history. They were very flexible and let me stay at any place for as long...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank FrankDownUnder
    BeFree_RJ, Owner at Be Free, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

    Thanks very much for the review ! We´re very happy that you´ve enjoyed the day with us. Petropolis is really a big surprise for people that don´t know. It was a great day ! :-)

    Reviewed 15 August 2018

    Both Marcelo and Rafael were engaging and knowledgeable about the area. They have a great understanding of Brazilian culture and history. They both speak English very well and were fun to banter with when in between stops. They accommodated us at every turn and never...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Robby W
    BeFree_RJ, Proprietário at Be Free, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

    Thanks, Robby ! It was a great day indeed. It´s great to discover and explore Petropolis, right ? Totally different from Rio and so close ! Wish you all the best !

    Reviewed 24 March 2018

    Marcelo was a very knowledgeable and engaging guide for our day trip to Petropolis. He accompanied us through all our stops, recommended an excellent place for lunch, and never rushed us when we dawdled to take photos. Heartily recommend!

    Date of experience: March 2018
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    BeFree_RJ, Owner at Be Free, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

    Sorry for the late reply. I'm happy that you enjoyed the day, cause I certainly did. Petropolis is really something, isn't it ? :)

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    Cecilia S
    28 March 2019|
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    Response from BeFree_RJ | Property representative |
    Hi, Cecilia ! Hope you´re good. I´m sorry for the very late reply but we experienced some problems with some websites (TripAdvisor included) due to some local (ours) network issue. Did you come to Rio already ? If you... More
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    Suze F
    20 March 2019|
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    Response from BeFree_RJ | Property representative |
    Guess you already did and I loved it ! Thanks !
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    Jay C
    29 October 2018|
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    Response from BeFree_RJ | Property representative |
    Sure ! All you need to do is inform the cruise name and time of arrival when booking.
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