Home to the famous Caminito alleyway gallery and La Bombonera football stadium, La Boca has a reputation forged on two major tourist attractions. Make your way straight to Caminito and appreciate the dazzling colors of the buildings around you, then head to the stadium for a behind-the-scenes tour. Apart from those two attractions, you'll struggle to find much else of interest in the largely industrial neighborhood. Visit during the day, as the area has a seedy reputation at night. Use our Buenos Aires day trip tool to arrange your visit to La Boca and other attractions in Buenos Aires.
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  • next to the old port of Buenos Aires is a very typical and colorful neighborhood. The houses are painted in a variety of colres, following the tradition of the first residents to use left over paints to paint their homes. It's a tourist place, with souvenir shops, artists selling on the streets and people ready to give us a lesson in tango. Very cute and very nice. Was what I liked best in Buenos Aires
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  • La Boca is beautiful, striking and a real part of BA's heritage, so a definite must see. However, it feels very touristy and you are continually badgered by people selling their wares. I felt like I w...  more »
  • The neighborhood stands out for its colors, shops to buy souvenirs and lots of local history! And a lot of reference to Boca Juniors.
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