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Free tour

Visit the colorful neighborhood of La Boca with two locals

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Swell
Quality Verified Registered on January 19, 2024

Hello! We are Swell, passionate travelers and true lovers of our city. At Swell, we not only organize tours and creative events, we are also genuine connoisseurs of every special corner. Our mission is to bring together travelers and locals, exploring together, appreciating the rich history that surrounds us, and caring for our present to build a truly incredible future. We look forward to welcoming you to share great moments and create unforgettable memories together!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

A magnet for visitors to Buenos Aires, La Boca captivates with its unique atmosphere and rich history. This emblematic neighborhood, with port roots and picturesque alleys, is the birthplace of tango and the home of the passionate soccer teams Boca Juniors and River Plate. Its social fabric, shaped by Genoese immigration, stands out among the opulence of the central neighborhoods of the city.

In the heart of La Boca is Caminito, a vibrant passageway on the banks of the Riachuelo, turned into a living canvas by renowned artist Quinquela Martín. This dazzlingly colored alley is both a local and international icon, ranking among the most photographed destinations in the world according to Google Maps.

Exploring La Boca is immersing yourself in a journey full of emotions and discoveries. From the imposing Benito Quinquela Martín Museum to the most picturesque corners such as Vuelta de Rocha and the PROA Foundation, each step reveals a new facet of this fascinating neighborhood. The iconic Bombonera stadium and the heroic volunteer fire station are just some of the highlights waiting to be explored on this journey full of history and color.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 1929, C1169 ...
    Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 1929, C1169 Cdad. Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
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    We will be in front of the PROA Foundation entrance. With a black umbrella and blue t-shirt. Ready for you to share a good time with us!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    ferry bridge
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Lactarium N° 4 - city municipality
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Benito Quinquela Martin Museum
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Monument to Benito Quinquela Martín - Sculptor: Antonio Oriana
  • 5
    Outside visit
    little walk
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Alberto J. Armando Stadium- La Bombonera

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 20 people.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 2 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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