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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  • Surely must visit area within la Boca. Pretty colorful and said to be dangerous at night, so better be there in daytimes.  more »
  • Although locate in one of Buenos Aires dangerous neighborhood, Caminito must be visited! You can arrive by taxi and walk the few streets designated to the street museum, by authentic souvenirs from lo...  more »
  • Not sure whether this used to be a pretty area, but now it's mostly full of tourists, tourist shops and various other tourist traps. I guess for some people it will be fun to see the papier-mâché stat...  more »

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