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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  • It is interesting to go in and see just by minutes, but it's not a shed of a samba school in Rio. But if you get in, enjoy taking a lot of pictures.
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  • A brief and succinct shows of traditional dolls famous swarming in the local Carnival balls. Worth the visit, but very soon (because the space is small).
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  • The dolls are perfect!! It's amazing the work they do. You don't give anything on television, but are awesome! The downside is that there is no explanation about ... You just come in and stand there taking pictures! Could include a short story at least.
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  • fantastico
  • É um espaço bonito.
  • Local possui vários exemplares de Bonecos representando a cultura local.
  • Pitoresco
  • muito lindo