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Fundacion Proa

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Address: Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929. La Boca, Buenos Aires C1169AAD, Argentina
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Located just a few steps from Caminito and the Boca Juniors stadium this beautifully designed exhibition center merits a visit. It is not a museum. World class exhibitions are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located just a few steps from Caminito and the Boca Juniors stadium this beautifully designed exhibition center merits a visit. It is not a museum. World class exhibitions are offered.

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Buenos Aires Province
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've seen wonderful exhibitions here over the years, including photos by Sebastian Salgado and Ron Mueck's hyperrealistic sculptures. The view from the cafeteria is wonderful.

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Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

When go to sightseen Caminito, stop here. Walk the museum and go to the restaurant. Beautiful place, nice exhibitions alwyas

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

. Fabulous exhibit from Russia there now. Interesting building with an extensive library and cafe. Well worth a visit. Check before going, not always open..

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It is situated in La Boca which is one of Buenos Aires most touristy areas. check if they are having a special exhibit, otherwise it might be closed

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Its building and views are very nice. Exhibitions vary from great ones to not very good ones, BUT! Its restaurant may be The best part of it.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Excellent unique exhibition rare works of art sent to PROA from Russia..a real treat , whenever in Buenos Aires I tend to go to PROA , since usually know they have very good exhibitions and programs not to be missed check it out whenever you are traveling to Buenos Aires.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Very nice building, with a beautiful library and a cafeteria overviewing El Riachuelo. The Malevich exhibit is also quite impressive. A must, which can easily combined with a visit to the Quinquela Martin Museum and a stroll through El Caminito.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Real contrast to the rest of La Boca - beautiful building with friendly staff. Cafe and terrace and a great spot to look over La Boca and the surrounding area - worth a visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

not easy to get to la boca nice museum to explore if you are in the area nice terrace nice views interesting activities enjoy if you speak Spanish

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La Boca
A neighbourhood defined by its immigrant roots, La Boca still maintains this past alive in its streets today. Due to its proximity to the river, the neighbourhood 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, this legacy can be seen and felt on Caminito Street, which welcomes visitors with colourful facades, cobblestones, and street artists showcasing their skills. Just like its neighbor San Telmo, La Boca is one of the prime destinations to experience the traditions and customs that originated from the city’s immigrant past and which have shaped its distinct identity.
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