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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  • One of the most picturesque streets of Buenos Aires is in San Tello is caminito. Full of history and color, visit must for tourists
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  • Although I already visited it many times, I went with a large group and colours, sculptures, the numbers of dancers, were happy. I recommend also walk through the neighbouring streets and visit some of the old tenements transformed into shopping arcades. Full color and tango.
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  • It is too touristy for my taste. Do not stop to offer to eat and make a photo of tango. (It is important to agree on the price before taking the picture to avoid problems) They are very beautiful streets and busy by tourists. Not it seemed too safe but it is not alarming. Would return
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