Top things to do

Top Choice Stadium in La Boca

La Bombonera Stadium

Seeing Boca Juniors play at La Bombonera is one of the world's top spectator sports experiences, especially if the game happens to be the 'superclasico' derby match against River. Tickets are hard to come by – it's …
Top Choice Museum in La Boca

Museo Benito Quinquela Martín

Once the home and studio of painter Benito Quinquela Martín (1890–1977), this fine-arts museum exhibits his works and those of other Argentine artists. Quinquela Martín used silhouettes of laboring men, smokestacks …
Top Choice Italian in La Boca

Il Matterello

This Genovese trattoria serves up some of the best pasta in town, including perfectly al dente tagliatelle alla rúcola (tagliatelle with arugula), and tortelli bianchi con burro foso al aglio (pasta pillows stuffed …
Top Choice Street in La Boca

El Caminito

La Boca's most famous street and 'open-air' museum is a magnet for visitors, who come to see its brightly painted houses and snap photographs of the figures of Juan and Eva Perón, Che Guevara and soccer legend Diego…
Museum in La Boca

Museo de la Pasión Boquense

This high-tech fútbol museum chronicles the history of the boisterous neighborhood of La Boca and its famous soccer team Boca Juniors with displays on the club's idols, championships and trophies and, of course, the…
Gallery in La Boca

Fundación Proa

Only the most cutting-edge national and international artists are invited to show at this contemporary art center, with its high ceilings, white walls and large display halls. The innovative installations utilize a …
Concert Venue in La Boca

Usina del Arte

This former power station has been transformed into a spectacular concert venue in an effort to regenerate a somewhat sketchy area of La Boca. It’s a gorgeous red-brick building complete with scenic clock tower and …
Cafe in La Boca

Café Bar Roma

Join the locals for a merienda (afternoon snack) at this wonderfully atmospheric bar with exposed brick walls. It's been a neighborhood favorite since 1905 and the tango singer Carlos Gardel once performed here. Ord…
Parrilla in La Boca

El Obrero

The same family has been running El Obrero since 1954, and a number of famous people have passed through over the years, including Bono and Robert Duvall (check out the photos on the walls). You’ll also see old Boca…
Cafe in La Boca

Proa Cafe

Located on the top floor of Fundación Proa (free access) is this airy cafe. Stop in briefly for a fresh juice and gourmet sandwich, or stay longer and order a meat, seafood or pasta dish. Don’t miss the rooftop terr…