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Embaixada dos Bonecos Gigantes

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A fun place

Not really a museum, this place is a collection of giant carnival heads, some recogniseable to... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2014
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Small but interesting

The "giant dolls" are very well made. It's a funny representation of many important celebrities. It... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2012
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16 Mar 2017
23 Dec 2016
“Funny and folklorical from Pernambuco”
Daily from 8am to 7pm and Sundays, from 2pm. Admission is R$4.
Rua do Bom Jesus - Recife Antigo 183 | Aberto diariamente de 08 às 18, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50030-170, Brazil
(81) 3441-5102
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Large dolls of famous that people wear on their heads for carnival. Interesting with a tour guide who can explain the cultural history.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank DeborahandAndy
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Private museum brings part of mega carnival blocks of Olinda. Also, folkloric characters from Pernambuco, and others such as the frevo dancer, the couple from king and queen of maracatu, the spearhead of the rural maracaru, and TV presenter Chacrinha.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

It's a very small room with a few dolls with no importance to local culture. The ticket price is absurd. Don't waste your money or time.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Natalia R
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The idea is interesting: permit visitors to appreciate the large and diversified selection of Carnaval dolls fro the many and varied Carnaval groups. But the space was small, very hot and stuffy. There were no explantions about the individul dolls nor of their importance for...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank familiaemfesta
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Get a taste of Carnival and the local dance of the region, danced by an average dancer. Fun place to take pictures and see the bid paster mache dolls.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank PorterHouse09
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Not really a museum, this place is a collection of giant carnival heads, some recogniseable to non-Brazilians, some not. It is just the one room, but that is just about big enough. You are allowed to 'hug' the Pope while you have your picture taken...More

Date of experience: April 2014
3  Thank IknowGoyo
Reviewed 23 January 2013

The city's tur goes to Recife and Olinda stopping in many places including this one. We need to pay extra just R$ 5,00 for to go into this place. There we find most of the dolls, famous from Olinda's Carnival. There is a guide speaking...More

Date of experience: June 2012
2  Thank Ellaine J
Reviewed 3 August 2012

The "giant dolls" are very well made. It's a funny representation of many important celebrities. It deserves a visit if you are passing .

Date of experience: August 2012
3  Thank marciofleury
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