Embaixada dos Bonecos Gigantes, Recife

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Year-round, you can see one of Recife and Olinda’s oldest carnival traditions housed at Embaixada dos Bonecos Gigantes. Located in old Recife, the giant dolls--with an average height of 4 m (13 ft)--are a new generation of puppets and among the famous personalities represented you see Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, and Michael Jackson. A guide will talk you through the making and manipulation of the puppets as you examine the amazing craftsmanship up close. There is also a box of costumes, allowing you to dress up as your favorite doll and pose for photographs. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Embaixada dos Bonecos Gigantes by using our Recife vacation trip planner.
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  • Where can we find the icons of Pernambuco and celebrities from all over the world!! Fun ride!!!!
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  • Curious place. Worth visiting! Each doll is an "entity", a story! It's worth doing a little video with the dolls, take some pictures to show to friends after!
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  • A mansion in old Recife is home to some giant puppets. There are several known figures ranging from characters to rock icons. the visit is monitored. Obligatory stop in the historic centre.
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  • fantastico
  • É um espaço bonito.
  • Local possui vários exemplares de Bonecos representando a cultura local.
  • Pitoresco
  • muito lindo