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La Boca, Buenos Aires

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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. Put La Boca into our Buenos Aires trip itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Buenos Aires.
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  • Very artsy, interesting neighborhood with lots of art galleries, small shops, and restaurants. English is widely spoken, making shopping and dining easy and enjoyable. 
  • Touristy but very nice. Tip go a bit early for the buses with masses of tourists. Ask the money on the picture to go with a dancer (m/f) is called intrusive.
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  • The place has a local mood and surely worthy to visit. Colorful buildings are everywhere together with small cafes and restaurants. A place you can find souvenirs and see tango dancers in the street (...  more »