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If you want to go shopping

It is mainly an open mall. Lots of small stores. Some have interesting house objects, like candles... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
Branca2016
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
It's Not Amazing But It Is Cool and Worth a Visit

Look, if I was a kid, I would have thought this was awesome just for the mere thought of it. It is... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2015
CamilaML1112
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Northport, New York, United States
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21 Jun 2017
“If you want to go shopping”
24 Apr 2017
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Rua das Velas, 100 - Shopping Pequena Finlandia, Penedo, Itatiaia, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

It is mainly an open mall. Lots of small stores. Some have interesting house objects, like candles and Indian stuff. Some places to eat (a few): ice cream, chocolate, wine.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Branca2016
Reviewed April 24, 2017

There's not a single good place to eat. Handcrafted gifts are poor, prices are high, there's just one or 2 nice shops. People who are attracted to this place are noisy and rude.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Alexandre R
Reviewed March 26, 2016

I enjoyed seeing the interior of Santa's house, especially the mailbox filled with letters from around the world.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank patty7182
Reviewed March 18, 2016

Never expected in the middle of Brazil to find a Finnish village. A great experience. The whole village is something that if you are in the area should do

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed February 18, 2015

Look, if I was a kid, I would have thought this was awesome just for the mere thought of it. It is super cool, reindeer and all. It looks like his real house on the outside would, at least how I imagined it. Inside I...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank CamilaML1112
Reviewed December 1, 2014

Just a couple of stores, not too many options. The stores sell more or less the same items. The restaurant at the corner, in the entrance of the mall has a terrible service. We waited for minutes and minutes to receive some attention, and decided...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank ReHomem
Reviewed November 25, 2014

Although overpriced for what it is, is a unique experience for kids in that part of Brazil, who would otherwise have no place to see Santa in his village. Very cute house, the area is nicely decorated, clean and Santa was friendly.

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank AndyB0810
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice stores and good prices. I liked just about everything, including restaurants (not mre than three).

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank lcesar
Reviewed July 13, 2014

Cute Finland style houses. If all you want to do is look at the houses you don't need much time, as that area is not so big, but you might want to spend some time in the shops and get some souvenirs here

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank chani1
Reviewed April 22, 2014

Really nice Santa. The house is small and simple but my 3yo was alowed everywhere to take pictures which made him feel really special! He loved it!

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Christiane01
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