Street Art in San Telmo

San Telmo Street Art

To me, there is a difference between graffiti and street art.  Street art goes above and beyond graffiti, and is a pleasure to look at. There is a LOT of street art in Buenos Aires, and some truly amazing street art in San Telmo.  It is easy to just walk up and down the streets of San Telmo, and check out the buildings, and news stands.

If you are up for it, there are guided tours as well.  Here are two that I know of:

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Colorful buildings in La Boca

La Boca – Buenos Aires Argentina

La Boca is a neighborhood in Buenos Aires that is most famous for its colorful buildings, Tango, and The Boca Juniors Futbol (soccer) team. La Boca used to be docks and the houses of dockworkers who made their houses from discarded materials but that was long ago and the area is now also famous for being a tourist trap.

A boat tied up at the pier in La Boca

A boat tied up at the pier in La Boca

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