On a visit to petropolis you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for petropolis. These places are what petropolis is all about. These must see places in petropolis will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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#1 of 8 Must See Activities in Petropolis | Added 348 times in trip plans
R. Alfredo Pachá, 166 - Centro, Petropolis - RJ, 25685-210, Brazil
01:00 pm - 04:30 pm
It says something about a town’s character when its foremost attraction is a giant brewery. Indeed, it styles itself as Brazil’s largest brewery. Its guided tours are immensely popular. They take you through the thousands of years of the history of beer, by the way of fun of interactive exhibits of light, sound and 3D videos – the...
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Rua da Imperatriz, 220 - Centro, Petrópolis - RJ, 25610-320, Brazil
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
The king Dom Pedro II used to live in this magnificent palace. The beautiful neo-classical building was completed in 1862, and is today one of the most visited monuments in Brazil. The building shares its spotlight with the palace gardens, which are a formal arrangement with plants from 15 different regions around the world – Australian palm,...
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Rua Alfredo Pacha, s/n0, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Opened in 1884, this lovely greenhouse was commissioned by the Count d'Eu and by the Princess Isabelle to exhibit the regions flowers, other plants and birds. In 1888, the Princess held a historic party where she symbolically freed a few slaves, only some time before she signed a law that formally abolished slavery in Brazil. The palace is loved fo...
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Av. Köeller, 255 - Centro, Petrópolis - RJ, 25685-060, Brazil
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The palace used to be the home of the German rubber baron Waldemar Scholz, and was later the summer residence of the Presidents of Brazil. In 1997, it was remade into convention and cultural centre. Special art exhibitions, musical performances, and photography galleries are frequently hosted here. When you visit, notice the antique furniture and t...
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Rua do Encanto, 22 - Jacintinho, Petrópolis - RJ, 25685-081, Brazil
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
This French Alpine style summer residence of Alberto Santos Dumont, famous Brazilian inventor, balloonist and aviator, was built in 1918. He and others called the house ‘Enchanted’, after the name of the hill on which it stood. Inside, the house’s layout is highly efficient. The ground floor was a workshop and a scientific laborat...
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Sao Pedro Alcântara, 60 - Centro, Petropolis - RJ, 25685-300, Brazil
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
The church’s architecture would be enough of a reason to visit, for it’s beautiful, a soaring French neo-Gothic structure that took nearly 88 years to construct. However, it is also the royal Mausoleum, where the Emperor Dom Pedro II; Empress Teresa Cristina; Princess Imperial Isabel and her husband Prince Gaston the Count of Eu are bur...
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Av. Joaquim Rolla, 2 – Quitandinha, Petropolis
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
For about 2 years in the mid-20th century, the French Norman palace was a thriving hotel-casino. After gambling was banned though, the hotel eventually shut down. Now the 440 rooms are either leased out or sold, to be used as private living quarters. That doesn’t mean the palace has lost its tourist appeal. Aside from its magnificent fa&ccedi...
Madame Tussauds this is not, but the city’s wax museum holds its own with greats with hyper-realistic models of Brazilian and international celebrities. The range of characters covers historical, scientists, political and pop-culture, including Batman, Nelson Mandela and Superman. Some of the characters have scenarios designed around their fi...