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What to do in the neighborhood of La Boca

One of the most popular neighborhoods in the city, La Boca gives us colors and attractions everywhere. Unmissable to walk its streets.

Nowhere in the world is there a  neighborhood  similar to La Boca. It is one of the most popular neighborhoods in the city and emblem of the Boca Juniors football club. In its streets you can breathe football, tango, port and lots of cambalache. Today we leave you 4 must-see in the neighborhood of La Boca.

1. Caminito

At just 150 meters, the most emblematic street of La Boca is a true open-air museum, with its works of art, its colorful houses, its musicians, its tango dancers, its street artists.  Caminito  is one of the most emblematic walks in the city, with its typical veneer conventillos of the neighborhood of La Boca, which show its painted walls in different colours. Its winding route is due to the fact that it follows the channel of a stream that flowed until the beginning of the twentieth century.

2. La Bombonera

The Boca Juniors stadium was opened in 1940. It has a horseshoe-shaped structure, with three overlapping trays and a steep angle of inclination that resembles a box of chocolates. The few meters that separate the field from the grandstands allow a great proximity between spectators and the game, which makes the impact of attending a football match there become a unique experience.

3. Quinquela Martin Museum

This museum showcases the largest collection of oils and etchings by the artist of the same name, made between 1922 and 1967, as well as works from the figurative currents of Argentine art since the end of the 19th century and by other Boquense artists. On its terrace there are figurative sculptures by Argentine artists, from the end of the nineteenth century to the middle of the 20th century. The building was donated by Quinquela himself to his beloved neighborhood, with the aim of creating a cultural, educational and health center in the area.

4. Ferry Bridge

The old ferry bridge, National Historical Monument, is a colossal iron structure that was inaugurated in 1914. It was baptized as Nicolás Avellaneda, President of the Republic between 1878 and 1880. Over the years it became obsolete, so it was decided to build another one more in line with the demands of the growth of urban traffic. To do this, several building blocks were demolished.

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