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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most colorful quarter I have ever seen. All building are painted with colors. This is also place to go if you want to see dance tango on the street. Very tourintic though. Take UBER to get there, it would bot cost you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sisas_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of shops catering to sightseers. Area is noted for its professional pickpockets, so be careful. The buildings are brightly coloured, in tune with the historic period, when the poor lived in the neighborhood, and used left over paint, I believe from painting ships.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boca has a pretty bad reputation, but if you visit during the daylight there are a ton of tourists there and we felt extremely safe. You have to go here if you are taking a trip to BA, but it is VERY much built up...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank scooterpie77
Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

I have to admit, when I arrived I was a little disappointed. The main attraction is the “caminito” which is crowded by tourists and people trying to sell things to you. Apart from that, the area is nice and colorful and you can get some...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jprn46
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

So we visited La Boca which was a must see, beautiful coloured buildings and lots of markets. Be weary of the first store as you enter in and do not carry dollars as we were shortchanged and robbed by the Argentinan sales consultants there. It...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Justine M
Reviewed June 20, 2019

The Boca area is definitely one to see . It has colourful houses, cafes, restaurants and tango dancers on the street. We spent just over an hour here which was enough. But thoroughly enjoyed the experience And Boca Juniors souvenirs are everywhere

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Geoff E
Reviewed June 10, 2019

As soon as you arrive to the barrio la boca you will see a few men and woman dressed with the typical tango outfits. This is the worst scam ever and I don't appreciate them trying to get $30 US dollars (each person) for taking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nelson_Diaz28
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

The neighboorhood is one to see for sure. It has colorful houses, cafes, restaurants and tango dancers on the street. Best to spend 30-60 minutes to get the feeling.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 0ozlems
Reviewed June 8, 2019

I started here a trip through South America, in the southern part, where people talk about che and eat good meat. but also in this part tango is danced. It is really beautiful to see those sensual dances with those characteristic clothes of that time,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank StephieJhonson
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

We went there as part of out tour, at 10:30 am and left after less than an hour. Nobody seems to actually live in those houses, they are all made up for the tourists to gawk at. We thought at first that it might get...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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La Boca
A neighborhood defined by its immigrant roots, La Boca
still maintains this past alive in its streets today.
Due to its proximity to the river, the neighborhood
became the preferred settling area for immigrants of a
wide variety of origins, who ended up living together
in the conventillos. Thus, these houses became a
melting pot of different cultures and traditions that
birthed creations like tango and lunfardo. Nowadays,
...More
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A_Screw_Loose
April 2, 2017|
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Response from MostafaA424 | Reviewed this property |
It is safe to go during the day but not at night However I took a tour with a guide as it is safer
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Yoav Z
January 18, 2017|
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Response from parikshar | Reviewed this property |
I took a taxi to la Boca and back
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johnbeth42
December 17, 2016|
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Response from KodoDrummer | Reviewed this property |
The "Pink House" isn't much of a tourist attraction. More tourists would go to Recoleta to walk around than La Boca.
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