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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TripAdvisor
  • The visit and very enjoyable but lack information about the dolls and the site has too much grip between the dolls.
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  • Very interesting to see these dolls whose bodies. Are larger than an adult. Part of the Carnival.
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  • EMBAIXADA TWO BONECOS - r. Bom Jesus 183 - (every day from 8 to 18 pm) works since 2009 and has 63 giant puppets reminiscent of famous culture, sport, music, political characters of Brazil and the world. The guided tour with explanation of the origin of culture and these dolls as well as the process of its construction. There are gift shops.
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  • fantastico
  • É um espaço bonito.
  • Local possui vários exemplares de Bonecos representando a cultura local.
  • Pitoresco
  • muito lindo