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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  • Very interesting! Great place to buy souvenirs and local culture. Thanks very much worth knowing.
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  • Super cute, colorful, has the famous giant dolls. Great for pictures and buying souvenirs. In 1 or 2 hours you are able to check it out everything. Also there's the Boca Jr stadium really close, you c...  more »
  • Historic site, cool, but very dirty and food prices too expensive when compared to other places. We didn't see policing in the streets. Since the region is considered dangerous. Everything is paid, any photo that you get if you have a character around (Mafalda, statues of tango, ...) you pay!!!! Worth knowing, but quick game!
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