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Petropolis— 2 nights
The Imperial City
Once the summer getaway of Brazilian emperors, the "imperial city" of Petropolis serves as a tribute to the lavish lifestyles of Brazil's 19th-century elite.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rio Negro Palace Museum as well as Quitandinha Palace Congress and Convention Center. When in Petropolis, make a side trip to see Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgaos in Teresopolis, approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Imperial Museum, make a trip to Praca do Cavaleiro Medieval, sample the tasty concoctions at Cervejaria Bohemia, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Itaipava.
For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Petropolis trip itinerary builder site .
In July, daily temperatures in Petropolis can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Petropolis
Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgaos
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