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My partner and I visited this Imperial Museum on my first visit to Petropolis. Good bit of history associated with this Palace. Good on you Don Pedro II for spending six months of your year here in Petropolis. I was in Brasil only one month...More
A fun visit for adults and children and a chance to learn some interesting facts about Brazilian history. Situated in beautiful Petropolis, a lovely mountain town it is definitely worth a visit by car or by bus.
I enjoyed seeing all the historic garments, accessories, furniture and paintings they display there. You have to wear slippers they provide inside the museum, which is eccentric, but it helps to maintain the place. The only thing is that you can get dizzy once all...More
Fascinating insight into Brazilian Colonial history then it's indepence from Portugal and subsequent Imperial period.
This palace was the summer home for Brazil's Emperor's and Imperial family, with others from Brazil's nobility having smaller summer mansions and palaces nearby.
The Brazilian Imperial Crown and some...More
Loved Don Pedros 2nd royal robes plus the diamond and gold crown plus Isabel wonderful gold quill she used to free the slaves of Brazil. Gave us a great insight into the Imperial family in a short time.
The visit to the Imperial Palace was quick, but beautiful. Most tourists had to put slippers on over their shoes to protect the wooden floors and took them off to climb up to see the rooms on the second floor. The Imperial Palace is obviously...More