Buenos Aires - La Boca (PDF Chapter)

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Blue-collar and raffish to the core, La Boca is very much a locals’ neighborhood. Its colourful shanties are a well-known symbol of Buenos Aires, while El Caminito is the barrio’s most famous street, full of art vendors, buskers and tango dancers.

  • stroll the cobblestones and admire the colorful houses of El Caminito, where art vendors and buskers vie for your spare change
  • maps
  • watch Argentina’s most famous fútbol (soccer) club, Boca Juniors, play in front of an exuberant crowd at La Bombonera
  • transport
  • catch a concert at Usina del Arte, a spectacular former power station turned arts center
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.

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