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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 21 June 2017
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 18 February 2015
Camila M
Northport, New York, United States
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  • Terrible3%
21 Jun 2017
“If you want to go shopping”
24 Apr 2017
“Poor Santa...”
Rua das Velas, 100 - Shopping Pequena Finlandia, Penedo, Itatiaia, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(24) 3351-2002
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Reviewed 21 June 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.

Thank Branca2016
Reviewed 24 April 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.

Thank Alexandre R
Reviewed 26 March 2016

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

Thank patty7182
Reviewed 18 March 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

Thank quimzinho
Reviewed 18 February 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

Thank Camila M
Reviewed 1 December 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

Thank ReHomem
Reviewed 25 November 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.

Thank AndyB0810
Reviewed 11 August 2014

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

Thank lcesar
Reviewed 14 July 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

Thank chani1
Reviewed 22 April 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!

Thank Christiane01
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