See street art come to life at 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 Caminito and all Buenos Aires has to offer by arranging your trip with our Buenos Aires trip itinerary tool .
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  • Beautiful, quirky and very colourful!excellent place to get some wonderful photos. Lots of gift shops and cafes in the area. A real piece of Buenos Aires history  more »
  • Do not go there ir stay after 5pm the neighborhood is kind of dangerous! The picture at the typical alfajor store is a must other than that, its more of the same you can see in other parts of Buenos.....  more »
  • Caminito is a small area in Buenos Aires south of San Telmo. We went there during the weekday and strolled on a quiet street filled with vibrant walls, gift shops, and restaurants. We took some...  more »
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