Embaixada dos Bonecos Gigantes, Recife
(3.9/5 based on 750+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • I went with my mom and we took lots of pictures. There are puppets of local, national and international people.
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  • Great opportunity to take a closer look at the perfection and the affection with which are made the famous puppets of Olinda. The attraction is paid, I don't remember exactly how, but nothing absurd and is very worthwhile. There you can take pictures with the dolls
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  • The place is pretty cool, worth a visit, but the entrance costs $10 per person. The visit consists of only looking at the dolls.
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  • fantastico
  • É um espaço bonito.
  • Local possui vários exemplares de Bonecos representando a cultura local.
  • Pitoresco
  • muito lindo