"Graves of Emperor Peter the II and family" Top 5 Page for this destination Petrópolis Things to Do Tip by besbel

Petrópolis Things to Do: 57 reviews and 98 photos

  Imperial family's graves
by besbel

Just after getting in the Cathedral Sao Pedro de Alcantara, to the right side, you will find the graves of Emperor Peter the II, wife Teresa Cristina, daughter Isabel and son-in-law Count d'Eu.
Their lapids consists of representations of their bodies, and were made on Carrara marble weighing almost 3 ton! In the middle are placed Peter the II and Teresa Cristina. At their right in behind, there´s the grave of Princess Isabel, and at their left in behind, the grave of the Count of Eu.
At the back of the graves, there's a beautiful little altar made also in marble.

Address: Catedral Sao Pedro de Alcântara
Directions: Downtown

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Dec 19, 2003
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be ("All you Need is Love", the Beatles)”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 9 1 5

Have you been to Petrópolis?

  Share Your Travels