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Historic CenterPetropolis

Historic Center is calling! Discover its history, monuments, rafting, and more.

Venture to top sights like Imperial Museum as you discover Historic Center—an area also notable for its historic sites.


Popular places to visit in Historic Center

Imperial Museum
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Imperial Museum

4.5/5(8 reviews)

Imperial Museum is a popular museum in Petropolis with a rich history. Discover the area's museums and monuments.

Crystal Palace
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Crystal Palace

5/5(2 reviews)

Admire the design of this French-built glasshouse, relax in its pleasant garden and attend cultural events such as art exhibits and concerts.

Cathedral of Saint Peter of Alcantara
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Cathedral of Saint Peter of Alcantara

5/5(1 review)

See the tombs of a former imperial family, the relics of revered saints and a stunning series of stained-glass windows at this 19th-century church.

Top things to do in Historic Center

Private Full-Day Petropolis Tour
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Private Full-Day Petropolis Tour

$438
Per adult
Petrópolis City Tour with Bohemia Brewery and lunch included
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Petrópolis City Tour with Bohemia Brewery and lunch included

$65
Per adult
Full Day City Tour Petrópolis - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Full Day City Tour Petrópolis - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

$80
Per adult
Petropolis, a city where you can see history on every street
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Petropolis, a city where you can see history on every street

$380
Per adult
Strolling the fascinating Petrópolis: The Imperial City
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Strolling the fascinating Petrópolis: The Imperial City

$39
Per adult
Rio's Hercules Portals Trekking (02 days) - Serra dos Órgãos
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Rio's Hercules Portals Trekking (02 days) - Serra dos Órgãos

$202
Per adult

Top Hotels in Historic Center

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Casablanca Imperial
Hotel Casablanca Imperial
3 out of 5
Rua Da Imperatriz, 286 Centro, Petropolis, RJ
The price is $28 per night

Located in Historic Center, this hotel is steps from Vale do Paraíba and Imperial Museum. Yellow Palace and Casa De Claudio De Souza are also within 5 ...

4.3/5Excellent! (447 reviews)

"Everything about this charming hotel is highly recommended! The staff go out of their way to help with anything! The beds and linens are top quality. You can beat the price or the location, My only complaint is our trip was too short!!!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Hotel Casablanca Imperial
Casa Rosa Hotel Boutique
Casa Rosa Hotel Boutique
3.5 out of 5
Rua Alfredo Pachá, 76, Petropolis, RJ
The price is $78 per night

Located in Historic Center, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Vale do Paraíba and Imperial Museum. Crystal Palace and Barao de Maua House are also within 5 ...

5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Recomendo!!!!!!

"Localização excelente, o hotel super charmoso, quarto super limpo e muito confortável, o café da manhã foi uma delícia, os funcionários da recepção super atenciosos. Nada a reclamar. Recomendo muito"…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Casa Rosa Hotel Boutique
Hostel Vin Imperial
Hostel Vin Imperial
2.5 out of 5
R. da Imperatriz 40, Petropolis, RJ
The price is $14 per night

Located in Historic Center, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Vale do Paraíba and Imperial Museum. House of Princess Isabel and Yellow Palace are also ...

4.3/5Excellent! (20 reviews)

"É um ambiente simples, tranquilo, limpo e aconchegante. O café da manhã é simples e está de de acordo com o custo-benefício do valor da diária. Minha única sugestão é melhorar a qualidade dos colchões, que em alguns quartos são duros."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Hostel Vin Imperial
Grande Hotel Petrópolis
Grande Hotel Petrópolis
3.5 out of 5
Rua Do Imperador 545, Centro Historico, Petropolis, RJ
The price is $42 per night

Located in Historic Center, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Imperial Museum, Petropolis Wax Museum, and Liberty Square. House of Santos Dumont Museum ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (272 reviews)
Random holiday

"Me and my Partner Eric spent some nights at the Grande Hotel Petrópolis during a random holiday weekend. Pleased to say that these place is really good, very good breakfast, confortables beds, excelent location and the restaurant is also a plus! Would totally recommeded and also repeat our stay, ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Grande Hotel Petrópolis
Kastel Grao Para Hotel
Kastel Grao Para Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Praca da Inconfidencia 12, Centro, Petropolis, RJ
The price is $27 per night

Located in Historic Center, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Vale do Paraíba and Imperial Museum. Grao-Para Palace and Casa De Claudio De Souza are also ...

3.9/5Very Good! (269 reviews)

"Facility is old, which is actually very nice adding a romantic taste to it, however it could be better equipped and maintained"…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Kastel Grao Para Hotel
Pousada Princesa Isabel Dom Pedro
Pousada Princesa Isabel Dom Pedro
3 out of 5
Avenida Dom Pedro I, 152 - Centro, Petropolis
The price is $31 per night

Located in Historic Center, this pousada is steps from Vale do Paraíba and Imperial Museum. Grao-Para Palace and Casa De Claudio De Souza are also within 10 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (78 reviews)
Good trip

"Good expirence"…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2018

Pousada Princesa Isabel Dom Pedro

Other neighborhoods in Petropolis

Petropolis

Araras

4/5Very Good!(1 area review)

While visiting Araras, you might make a stop by sights like Tinguá Biological Reserve and Vale das Videiras.

Araras
Coffee beans before being roasted and ground. Around 1850 the northwest of Rio de Janeiro State had the largest coffee plantation in Brazil. Today we can visit the old and well preserved farms, in a two hours drive from Rio. 
#coffee #nature #brazil #riodejaneiro
Marcio Martins on trover

Centro

Travelers like the museums in Centro, and House Museum of Hera is a top attraction you might want to visit.

Centro