Calle Museo Caminito, Buenos Aires

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See street art come to life at Calle Museo Caminito, a traditional alley that doubles as an open-air museum. Created by local artist Benito Quinquela Martin in the 1950s, the art project breathed life into a run-down part of town, transforming it into one of the city's most iconic spots. Appreciate the brightly colored houses and intricate paintings, which line the alleyway like a patchwork quilt. Tango lovers can share a passionate dance in the alley--this is where the famous Caminito tango was born. Calle Museo Caminito is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Buenos Aires Edition.
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  • Super nice place with shops and restaurants super account. In addition to the stories of the old inhabitants of the place.
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  • We walked quite the Caminito. Very good place for taking photos, all very colorful. We don't feel like we've been warning, insecurity at home, it was very quiet. Alfajores cheaper than elsewhere in the city, plus a wide variety of craft items and also football, because it is close to the stadium of Boca Juniors. Recommend.
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  • Interesting in this region, with colorful houses, lots of music, small restaurants and many shops, plus a small crafts fair.
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