Centro Historico de Petropolis, Petropolis

4.7
Landmark · Tourist Spot
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  • One can see why the Portuguese Royal Family chose Petropolis as the location for their summer palace. This is a beautiful city in a great setting. We visited the Imperial Palace, the cathedral and.....  more »
  • Petropolis is located high in the mountains about an hour or two from Rio. In 1845, Dom Pedro I declared Petropolis his summer home and started construction of the beautiful Imperial Palace (now a...  more »
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  • Full of charm! It is possible to walk throughout the Historic Center, including a historic building, the imperial museum, the cathedral, Squares, etc.
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  • And one of the most beautiful and most visited sights in the State of Rio de Janeiro.
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