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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  • you pay a small fee to enter,there is a guy who explaine how the giant dolls are maid and how to use them.  more »
  • It was very nice in Olinda to see all the Carnival things. They are many different "bonecos" and they are used during Carnival.  more »
  • We visited this museum while doing a tour with Masurtur. Nice small museum in the hearth of Recife. You will see a collection of giant dolls that they use during the Carnival. Most of the dolls repres...  more »
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  • Unfortunately I couldn't see the dolls, do you have anything that close the 17:00 HS. But the view from up there is amazing. And excellent craftsmanship, good prices.
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  • A lot of fun, but I thought it'd be bigger, are 3 environments, but it is worth knowing the location
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  • Curious, cultural place, to see the dolls. If you're lucky you will see a presentation of frevo. The place is small and the entry was 10 reais (2017).
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  • Is very worthwhile, fun!
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