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Casa dos Bonecos Gigantes

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Address: Rua do Amparo 45, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51260-650, Brazil
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It was very nice in Olinda to see all the Carnival things. They are many different "bonecos" and they are used during Carnival.

Reviewed 17 September 2016
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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

you pay a small fee to enter,there is a guy who explaine how the giant dolls are maid and how to use them.

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Rio das Ostras, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

It was very nice in Olinda to see all the Carnival things. They are many different "bonecos" and they are used during Carnival.

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Thank mweinrauch
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219 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We visited this museum while doing a tour with Masurtur. Nice small museum in the hearth of Recife. You will see a collection of giant dolls that they use during the Carnival. Most of the dolls represent famous people from music, politic, films and sports. The entry fee is only 10 Reals per person. The museum is small but interesting.... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Nice, but not really worth the time unless you are specifically into this kind of art. It was cool to hear a bit about how they make the dolls though.

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Los Angeles, California
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I am sure any body visiting Olinda will not miss. A place to see the Big Bubble heads and take some souvenirs.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2014

If you have never ever seen a boneca then may be it is worth it; otherwise they charge 10 Reais for a very small room which you can just take a peak in ... not worth it.. go to the one in Olinda

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Maia, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Worth the visit, to see the large amount of "Bonecos gigantes" in exposition. You can also buy your own "boneco" there.

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