Calle Museo Caminito, Buenos Aires

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#5 of 60 in Historic Sites in Buenos Aires
Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
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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  • The path is a very interesting ride for approaching the rioplatense culture. His tenement houses, cobblestone streets, tango, football, everything is there to the fingertips. Although the neighborhood of la Boca is not one of the safest in the capital, this area is very controlled and there are no problems to walk, at least at times of the day. There are many places to drink or eat. For tourists, it's a must walk.
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  • Very special place, colorful and cheerful. You find art and good humor. You can buy souvenirs (souvenir) wonderful and people get very well. Just run the tango dancers invite you for a photo. Enjoy to visit La Bombonera which is next!
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  • Be sure to know. A unique site that is part of the city '' tour. Go with time to meet. Enjoy a coffee or lunch in the neighborhood streets. Souvenir of all tastes.
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