In La Boca, you will discover Tango music with the pulsating passion of the Tango lifestyle lived in the 1920’s Buenos Aires. This part of the city, like many other areas, resonates a lot with Italy and boasts with a romantic artsy vibe.
The best times to visit La Boca and really encounter life being breathed into the part of Buenos Aires is by going on the weekends. Of course, during the weekdays any shots you take along the sidewalks of the colorful buildings are totally fine too. However, during weekends, you will really get to experience movement, tourism, and culture.
To get the best shots, we recommend you visit this area during the day and on weekends, as many tourists can be victims of theft in this area, although patrolled. You will be able to take many memorable photographs here because let’s be honest, the picturesque area here is the perfect canvas. The most famous scenes here are the colorful, artsy walks all along the cobblestone path of El Caminito.
“The little walkway” in English is the cobblestone pathway paved along the heart of this neighborhood. Along the way, you will discover similar experiences to San Telmo. You will get to discover art sellers, artisans, street musicians and stands offering a variety of
traditional and non-traditional knick-knacks.
But just with the colorful constructions and picturesque architecture, it makes a totally different experience. El Caminito will magnetize you to create photos and moments all along the way.
Tango Dancing in La Boca
With the awe-inspiring blend of colorful, historic constructions in La Boca, now, you can add the spice of Tango dancing in the streets. Photos here will be like no others captured in the world. Definitely unparalleled to any landscape in any country.
The variety of performers, young to old, strutting and dancing to the historic dance of working-class portuary Buenos Aires is a spectacular experience waiting to be captured.
The “Yellow House” is a picturesque replica of a country home once owned by Almirante Brown, a legendary Irish founder of the Argentine Navy. Yellow and prominent, the house is some sort of a monument found in La Boca. Inside, discover one of the most
impressive libraries filled with documents and books dating back to Naval Historical Studies in the history of Argentina.
This replica was built on the 206th anniversary of the Irish founder. The Casa Amarilla is found along the pathway of the cobblestone path, which makes a perfect picture taking moment.
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