Casa dos Bonecos Gigantes, Recife

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At Carnival an army of giant Olinda heads parade the city streets. Each head portrays a celebrity icon, a famous politician, or a fictional character from a film or book. No matter the subject matter, it is a fantastically silly spectacle that's a cultural phenomenon specific to Brazil. Lucky for you, Casa dos Bonecos Gigantes is open all year long. There you can view past heads and even try on a few for size. The outlandish expressions on the head's faces are sure to bring a smile to yours as you pose for photo after photo between the gigantic craniums. Plan your Casa dos Bonecos Gigantes visit and explore what else you can see and do in Recife using our Recife holiday planner.
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  • The exhibition resembles a wax museum, without the wax. Replicas of famous people are amazingly perfect. When I was there, a dancer did a demonstration of dance of frevo, with traditional colorful umbrella.
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  • See the puppets of the Carnival of recife is a contagious experience. The receptionist is very friendly and allow images on the site.. loved it!
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  • Within the visit to Olinda at Carnival en other data can omit a visit at this location to guard un multicultural collection of Dolls of people of different famous acitvidades y that has history in Pernambuco y in the world!!
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