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Petrópolis
Teresópolis

The city of Petrópolis, also known as The Imperial City of Brazil, is a town in the state of Rio de Janeiro, about 65 km from the city of Rio de Janeiro, has a cooler weather, historic buildings, plenty of ecotourism and adventure opportunities, is the closest mountain resort around Rio and often thought of as part of a trio of towns that also includes Teresópolis and Nova Friburgo.

Many of the city's attractions are in the historic downtown area and surrounding districts - mainly Itaipava and Araras - abound in natural beauty.

  • Museu Imperial - built between 1845 and 1862, the summer residence of Emperor Pedro II is now the Imperial Museum and some of the most important objects in Brazilian history are housed there, including the gold quill used by Princess Izabel to sign Lei Áurea, the law which liberated slaves in Brazil in 1888.

  • Museu Casa de Santos Dumont - a tribute to the Brazilian Father of Aviation and inventor of the wristwatch, Alberto Santos Dumont, who lived in A Encantada (The Charmed One), a house perched on a hill in the downtown area of Petrópolis, later turned into Santos Dumont’s House Museum.
    The intriguing house has a lookout point for astronomical observation and stairs shaped as rackets, which force the visitor to start the ascent either with the right foot (outside) or the left foot (indoor staircase).

  • Crystal Palace - built as a present from Count D'Eu to his wife, Princess Izabel, the 1884 structure was built in France and inspired in London's Crystal Palace.

  • Quitandinha Palace - once was the largest hotel/casino in South America, and is now a trade center.

  • Praça 14-Bis - located on a square dedicated to Alberto Santos Dumont, view a replica of the 14-Bis, his pioneer airplane, at 75% of the original size.

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Teresópolis is also located in the state of Rio de Janeiro, known by the Serra dos Órgãos National Park that lies partly within the city limits and it is a popular area for nature walks and treks. Teresópolis mountain peaks attract many alpinists from all over the country being the Peak of Dedo de Deus (God's Finger) the most famous with 1,651m. Other peaks are the Peak of Pedra do Sino (2,263 m), Peak of Pedra do Açu (2,230 m), Peak of Agulha do Diabo (2,020 m), Peak of Nariz do Frade (1,919 m), Peak of Pedra da Ermitage (1,485 m) and Peak of Dedo de Nossa Senhora (1,320 m).
The historical Matriz de Santa Tereza Church is also highly visited.

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Entrance fee not included on this rate. Only transportation and accredit tour guide assistance is included. .



HALF DAY TOURS(4hrs)


1 to 2 people TOTAL
3 people TOTAL
4 people TOTAL
5 people TOTAL
6 people TOTAL
R$ 350,00
R$ 500,00
R$ 600,00
R$ 700,00
R$ 800,00
U$ 210.00
U$ 300.00
U$ 360.00
U$ 430.00
U$ 490.00

HALF DAY TOURS(8hrs)

1 to 2 people TOTAL
3 people TOTAL
4 people TOTAL
5 people TOTAL
6 people TOTAL
R$   500,00
R$   600,00
R$   800,00
R$ 1.000,00
R$ 1.100,00
U$ 300.00
U$ 360.00
U$ 490.00
U$ 600.00
U$ 670.00



Payment in cash, can be paid either in local or U$ currency .