Embaixada dos Bonecos Gigantes, Recife

(3.9/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Is a very interesting attraction for those visiting the neighborhood of old Recife. Located in Rua do Bom Jesus, the Embassy of the giant puppets have in your collection several giant puppets of national and international personalities. And the dolls on display are constantly being replaced, doing a rotation. A monitor receives visitors and speaks a bit of tradition of giant puppets in the Carnival of Pernambuco and explains how the bonequeiros dress and parade in Carnival processions. Photographs are released and in the middle of the Hall there are tables with various props for tourists to enter the characters and let the photos even more cool.
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  • Accessed with the same step do frevo ticket. There are giant puppets of different personalities. As the ride earlier, da for much more. Just be fotografian such dolls.
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  • The site gathers some dolls that came out over the carnivals. However, the price is a little high for what they offer. In addition, I was informed that there were some dolls that make up the collection of dolls of Olinda and that these had've been doing it. However, upon arriving in Olinda, in the House of Dolls, and they have that information. I was upset by the feeling of being wrong that ended up causing me.
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  • fantastico
  • É um espaço bonito.
  • Local possui vários exemplares de Bonecos representando a cultura local.
  • Pitoresco
  • muito lindo