Pedro II, also known as the Imperial City, is a Piauí treasure located in Serra dos Matões and has a wide range of options for tourists. Due to its 600 meters above sea level, it has mild temperatures throughout the year. The waterfalls, rock formations and trails are perfect settings for extreme sports or for those who just want to walk around and enjoy nature. In the urban part, the Portuguese-style houses reveal the countryside atmosphere and the entire history behind colonization, but an indigenous element is also present: the more than 200 archaeological sites are living proof of the presence of the communities that inhabited these lands for thousands of years. back. Underground, there is opal, a valuable gem that, in the world, is only found in this region of Piauí and in Australia. Cotton thread crafts are a striking cultural trait with their tapestry and nets of nationally recognized quality. For those who like good music, there is the Winter Festival, which has taken place annually since 2004, on the Corpus Christi holiday, bringing together all the city's potential – ecotourism, crafts, sport – and music, with shows by local and national artists. and international. Pedro II still has options for those who like to experience the situations of a country man with the possibility of staying in the homes of rural inhabitants.