Calle Museo Caminito, Buenos Aires

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. See Calle Museo Caminito and all Buenos Aires has to offer by arranging your trip with our Buenos Aires trip itinerary tool .
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  • The neighborhood is quite simple, but the space that receives tourists is very cozy. The houses are a colorful charm and there are several cafes and restaurants around, some of them with music and of course, tango. There are many souvenir shops where I enjoyed buying. I preferred the little road as a place to buy than the Palermo fair or the fair of San Telmo. There I also made my photo in the Bank with Mafalda.
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  • One of the main sights, many tourists, bars and shops of souvenirs. It's a historic site because it is in an area where the city of Bsas was born. Enjoy and visit the Caminito and the stadium of the Mouth in the same tour, because they are very close.
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  • Worth it to go there. The access is not so easy, it is necessary to go by bus or with uber. The place is very nice. But how is very touristy, the prices are high.
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