Famous Figures at Caminito in La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Numerous mannequins hang from the windows of the brightly painted buildings in Caminito. They add to the festive mood. Several portray famous Argentine personalities such as these waving on the balcony of Caminito Tango Bar-Café. On the left is the dashing Carlos Gardel. The King of Tango was a celebrated singer and composer before he died in a 1935 plane crash at the pinnacle of his career. In the middle is the revered Eva Perón, the former first lady of Argentina. The country mourned her death at age 33 in 1952. On the right is Diego Maradona. He is considered to be Argentina’s all-time best footballer.

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Gral. Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid 784, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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